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margaret shelton

Our primary school counselor is Margaret Shelton. She is kind, patient, and an excellent role model for our students.

Please feel free to reach out to her with any questions involving inside and outside counsel for individuals and families.

What Does an Elementary School Counselor Do?

  • Helps students develop a positive attitude toward school and learning;
  • Helps students develop good relationships with peers, parents, teachers, and siblings;
  • Helps students improve their communication skills and develop effective decision-making strategies;
  • Helps students deal with personal concerns, developmental tasks, crisis, school related problems, home concerns, health, and physical development;
  • Helps ease the transition between school settings; and
  • Plans and implements with teachers a program of activities designed to enhance the personal and social/emotional development of elementary students.

How Does a Student See the Counselor?

  • Self-referral;
  • Teacher referral;
  • Parent referral;
  • Administrative referral;
  • Special Services referral; or
  • Referral by a friend.

Why Does a Student See a Counselor?

  • To understand abilities and limitations;
  • To adjust to a new school;
  • To find answers to concerns;
  • To develop skills in getting along with others;
  • To adjust to family transitions;
  • To achieve in school; and/or
  • To share friendship.

Contact Us

Margaret Shelton
Counselor
918-925-1300
sheltma@tulsaschools.org