School Counseling

Granville Elementary School
310 N. Granger Street
Granville, OH 43023
Phone: 740-587-8102
Fax: 740-587-2374

GES School Counseling

Meet our School Counselor

Mrs. Thatcher is in her 5th year as an elementary school counselor. In addition, she has 7 years of elementary school teaching experience. She has a Master of Science Degree in School Counseling from the University of Dayton, and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Elementary Education from Ohio University.

Student Services

Small group counseling on varied topics, including the following:

  • New student lunch group
  • Social skills/ friendship lunch group
  • Banana Splits lunch groups for students with divorced/separated parents
  • Positive thinking lunch groups
  • Kindergarten social skills groups
  • Third Grade girls book club lunch group

Peer mediation and conflict resolution

Individual social, emotional, academic support

Monthly classroom lessons including “Too Good for Drugs” curriculum K-3

Goal setting and problem solving

Collaborate with staff regarding student support services

Observations for student support

Tailor services to needs of the student

Self-advocate support

Stress and anger support

Ace Day Assemblies Coordinator

Parent/Caregiver Services

Parent consultation about specific student questions or concerns

Academic problem-solving and planning

Response to Intervention Facilitator (RtI)

504 Case Manager

Resource referrals: academic, community, and mental health resources

Testing support, analysis, and interpretation

Referral Services

School Counselors consult with parents, guardians, colleagues, and community agencies regarding strategies to help students and families. School Counselors serve as student advocates. Referral sources are used to address social, emotional, and academic concerns.

Contact Me

Granville Elementary School
(740) 587-8102
Crisis Hotline In Licking County, dial 211 for immediate assistance
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