School Counselor Interview Report

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I had the pleasure to interview Mr. Daryl Hills. Mr. Daryl Hills was a long-term substitute counselor at Cone Elementary, during my first four months working there. I worked at Cone Elementary as a Tutor for AmeriCorps through Black Child Development Institute of Greensboro. He was one of the first employees I met Cone Elementary, when he discovered I was a graduate student at North Carolina A&T State University our interactions became more frequent. He was excited to know that I was pursuing my Masters in School Counseling, he spoke very highly of the counseling profession and about his experience. He always offered me help pertaining to my graduate studies if I needed anything. I did not know that he was a substitute until our initial interview. Mr. Hills has been in the counseling profession for over 15 years, most of his experience has been in higher education. He recently decided to counseling elementary aged students. Mr. Hills was not the stereotypical substitute. He was qualified, his took his work seriously, and he interacted with the students and staff well. Mr. Hills was very visible if you needed him you could always find him. He
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I am currently on the school counseling track. This field of counseling interest me the most, I love working with and being around children/ young adults. As a school counselor you can counsel at an Elementary, Middle, or High school level. Normally a school counselor would be placed in a school setting, counseling students in grades K-12th. Being a school counselor is a very exciting and challenging job. You take on many responsibilities, some may be in your role as a counselor and some may not be in your role as a school counselor. You often times have to explain your role as a school counselor thoroughly to other stakeholders; who may have the wrong assumptions about what school counselors actually

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