School Counselor Grades: Pre-K, 1st, 3rd, 5th

Phone: (352)671-6350


Degrees and Certifications:

Bachelor of Arts, Human Services/Social Services-Saint Leo University Master of Arts, Counseling Emphasis PreK-12/Mental Health Registered Mental Health Counselor Intern, RMHCI

Ms. Tierwanda Bright

Guidance and Counseling

Welcome!  My mission as your counselor is to assist you.  As a parent you play a vital role in your child's life, and the School Counselor is here to collaborate with you in order to help your child be successful in school.  I would like to invite you to get to know me and the services we offer.  I am happy to discuss any concerns you may have.  If you would like to refer your child or schdeule an appointment with the counselor, please feel free to contact me here.  I hope that together, we can lay a good foundation for future success and achievement by making your child years at Oakcrest a happy and rewarding learning experience.

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Counselor's Goals

     1.  Help children understand themselves and others

       2.  Help to identify children with special needs

       3.  Provide crisis intervention

       4.  Develop plans to prevent academic/behavioral

            problems from developing

       5.  Provide Character Education programs

       6.  Coordinate the efforts of other professionals

            working for children

       7.  Provide orientation for children coming to

            Oakcrest Elementary

       8.  Promote positive attitudes towards persons

            of diverse cultural, racial, ability and

            socioeconomic background

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