At the heart of Poulsbo Elementary's supportive school community is its Counseling Center, helmed by the dedicated and compassionate counselor, Andrea Cuellar. Ms. Cuellar plays a vital role in supporting the school's commitment to fostering a positive, caring, and inclusive environment for all students. As the school counselor, she supports students’ academic achievement, social and emotional development, and career exploration, ensuring they are equipped with the necessary skills and knowledge to be successful in school and beyond.
Ms. Cuellar works with students individually and in groups, providing them with a safe and confidential space to express their feelings and discuss any issues they might be facing. Whether helping a student navigate through a difficult situation, guiding them in their academic path, or facilitating conflict resolution between peers, she is a constant source of support and guidance.
Furthermore, Ms. Cuellar liaises closely with teachers, parents, and staff to ensure that every student's needs are met. Her collaborations with parents and educators are crucial in identifying potential concerns and implementing supportive strategies to assist students. Beyond the school premises, Ms. Cuellar also connects families with community resources for additional support. Her dedicated work at the Poulsbo Elementary Counseling Center truly embodies the spirit of support, guidance, and care that defines the school community.