Welcome to the Alcorta Family. I am Stormy Burns and I am serving as the school counselor here at Alcorta. I am a product of the AISD school system, attending Thomas Elementary and Alta Vista Elementary, Madison Middle School, and graduated from Cooper High School. I received my Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Baylor University and my Master of Education in Counseling and Human Development from Hardin Simmons University. I began teaching in 2015 and have worked in both elementary schools and junior high schools. I enjoy working with students and their families and I look forward to being able to serve as your school counselor!
My responsibilities as the school counselor include, but are not limited to: – Providing a comprehensive developmental guidance program for all students – Connecting students and their families with community resources – Short term individual counseling for students needing social, emotional, or academic support – Group counseling on specific topics such as building self-esteem, making and keeping friends, conflict resolution, coping skills, and social skills – Classroom guidance lessons – 504 coordination – STAAR Test coordination