Career Day was a success!

Career Day was a success!

Career Day was March 30th.  Students were allowed to dress up as the career they would like to have when they grow up.  They got to hear from 6 different career volunteers (who were also some of our SPES parents) speak to us in the morning from 8:00-10:30 and in the afternoon we had 2 career rotations with Tom Patton, meteorologist, from WTVR News Channel 6 and the search and rescue dogs.  It was a packed day of learning about many different careers.  Many thanks to our career parents this year who volunteered their time to speak with our students!

Below are pictures from our Career Day for you to enjoy!

About Jennifer D. Woody

Hello! I am the part-time school counselor at Echo Lake this year along with full-time counselor, Julie Williams. I am from East Tennesse. I have my undergraduate degree in psychology from Mars Hill University (near Asheville, NC) and my graduate degree in counseling education from VCU. I have been in Richmond since 1999 and I have seven years experience as a school counselor. I spent one year at Longan Elementary and six years at Johnson Elementary both in Henrico County. I have three children and have been a stay-at-home mom for the past five years. My children are all elementary age; 3rd grade, 1st grade and Kindergarten and now is the time to return to what I love doing by easing in as a part-time counselor. I look forward to getting to know staff, students, and Echo Lake families. This is a wonderful school and community! I am at Echo Lake part-time. I am here full day on Tuesdays and Thursdays and half day on Fridays. I have started classroom guidance lessons in Kindergarten and Ist grade classes. We are learning how to be good students by listening carefully, always working hard and paying attention. I am the contact person for the International Baccalaureate Program at Moody Middle School for rising 5th graders. I am here for all students. I can see individual students from parent and teacher referral. I am happy to work with your child(ren).

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