Romeo Elementary School Counselor

Phone: 352-465-6700


Degrees and Certifications:

Mrs. Candace Carsey


Mission Statement

As a school counselor my mission is to support our administrative team, teachers, parents, and community in preparing all Romeo students to be future ready citizens by providing them a safe, caring, learning environment in which to develop their cognitive, career and social-emotional development.

Vision Statement

The vision of the Romeo's School Counseling Program is to provide a comprehensive, developmental counseling program that addresses the academic, social, and emotional needs of all students. Through advocacy, leadership, and collaboration, school counselors are professional student advocates who provide support to maximize student potential and academic achievement. In partnership with our stakeholders, Romeo's School Counselor facilitates and coordinates a multi-tiered support system to ensure that all students are prepared and have access to the knowledge and skills necessary to become globally competitive, lifelong learners.


Counseling Beliefs


  1. I believe that ALL students can learn and achieve academic greatness when encouraged and nurtured in a respectful environment.
  2. I believe that nurturing ALL students social and emotional well-being will encourage academic development and future success.
  3. I believe the school counselor’s role is to provide a data driven, developmental counseling program to meet the needs of ALL students through a guidance curriculum, individual student planning, responsive services, and system support.
  4. The school counseling program will promote the following: an understanding of and respect of self and others; problem-solving and decision-making; emotional-management skills; skills for learning; and the influence of academic habits on career success.