Connect with the Counselor
Hello! My name is Julie Smith, and I am excited to introduce myself as the new counselor at Lincoln Elementary.
I grew up in the Ogden school district and attended C.H. Taylor Elementary, Central Middle, and graduated from Ogden High. I am so excited to be back! I received my degree in social work from Weber State University and have worked for the last six years for Canyon View School, a special education/behavioral school, located in the Weber School District.
I am receiving my Master’s in School Counseling degree from University of Phoenix and can’t wait to use my acquired skills to benefit the students at Lincoln! I will value my role in encouraging all children to strive for their personal best!
My spare time is spent with my husband, Mike, and our three beautiful children. Our son Mikey is 13, our eldest daughter, Maddy, 12, and our youngest daughter Mallory is 9. We love to travel, have a weekly movie night, and enjoy the outdoors.
I am looking forward to meeting and developing relationships with each student and their family. I feel it is important to work with parents and the community as a team in educating and guiding our children. My door is always open, so please do not hesitate to reach out!
My office is located in the back corner of the school library. I can be reached via telephone at 801-737-7663 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Wishing everyone a great 2018-2019 school year!
Counseling Department Belief Statement
We believe in students
At Lincoln we believe that every student is special and has the potential to achieve high goals. We work hard to create an environment that is mindful and optimal for learning. To support this, we have identified the following school wide rules:
The students are familiar with these rules and practice them in common areas as well as inside of the classroom. When you visit our school, you will notice that these rules are posted on the walls. We encourage you to discuss these rules with your student as well.
We believe in families
At Lincoln we believe that parents and families are important members of our community. A strong home-school connection is one of the biggest factors contributing to student success. If I can provide support or guidance in any way please don’t hesitate to contact me.
We believe in our Lincoln Community
At Lincoln we value our school community. I am here to support leadership, teachers, office staff, and support staff in any way that lends to the success of our community. As a team we are strong in cultivating a positive academic and social climate for the students.
Practicing mindfulness is a great way to help students control anger. Watch this video, “Just Breathe” as students speak candidly about how to deal with anger through breath work.
Teachers wanting to bring mindfulness practices into the classroom can find resources here.
Dealing with anxiety is a real struggle for many children. Find children’s books to help navigate this topic with your child.
We work closely with several community partners to ensure that students and families have access to resources.
- Family Counseling Service of No. Utah
- Center for Grieving Children
- Weber Human Services
- Child and Family Service of Utah
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