Collegedale Academy Student Support Services

Working Together to Help Students Develop Socially and Emotionally

Early Childhood - 8th Grade

Classroom Lessons

Whole-class social emotional lessons are taught every other week to our ECEC-5th grade students, and once a month for 6th - 8th grade students. Lessons cover topics such as:

  • Making and keeping friends
  • Setting goals
  • Making good choices
  • Being responsible
  • Managing strong feelings
  • Conflict resolution
  • Different types of communication
  • Developing empathy
See our monthly newsletter for specific topics and activities:

March 2023 | April 2023

Community Connections

Kindness Council

The 3rd grade Kindness Council volunteer to participate in doing kind things for students, staff, or people in our community

Special events and speakers:

  • Quarterly Parent Nights.
  • Events such as the Living Library event: community members who serve as "living books" as they share about their culture with the middle school students.
  • Guest speakers who present on specific topics for the students.
  • Partnering with area organizations to provide professional development for our staff.

ECEC - 8th grade Referral Requests

Parents can submit a request for their child to speak with a counselor to get individual support for a specific concern.

Contact Our Counselors

ECEC - 8th Grade:

Amanda Ancheta -

Amber Vaudreuil -

9th-12th Grade:

Dave Djernes -