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Chelsea Adams

Adams, Chelsea

Principal Intern and Academic Intervention Specialist

ccadams@seattleschools.org

A social justice activist and a teacher who Is committed to educating students, colleagues, families and the community through establishing strong relationships. A 2013 graduate of the University of Washington Seattle, Chelsea has a BA in Sociology with a minor in International Studies: African Diaspora. In 2015, Chelsea received her Masters Degree in Education from the University of Washington and is currently, a 5th grade teacher at South Shore Pk-8. In her 6th year of teaching, she has lead professional developments on race and equity for colleagues, served as the union representative for her school building advocating for teachers, she is also a recruitment ambassador for the school district and has taken an active role as an activist for students and families in the community.

Amar, Lillian

Psychologist

liamar@seattleschools.org

April Zhang

Kindergarten Teacher

ayzhang@seattleschools.org

I am new to South Shore this year (2022-2023) and excited to be teaching Kindergarten! I have lived in Seattle for 5 years, but grew up in upstate New York. I love making art, sewing, and taking long distance train rides.

Jason Armstrong

Armstrong, Jason

Special Education Asst/ISE - 203/7

jmarmstrong@seattleschools.org
Rachel Bawara-Meatchi

Bawara-Meatchi, Rachel

Special Education Asst/ISE - 203/7

rbbawarameat@seattleschools.org
Katherine Bedford

Bedford, Katherine

3rd Grade Teacher

klbedford@seattleschools.org

Campbell, Matthew

Occupational Therapist

mscampbell1@seattleschools.org

Carrasco, Rachel

Counselor

rapowers@seattleschools.org

The Elementary School Counselor at South Shore works to nurture students in pre-school through 5th grade, and provide for them the necessary academic and life skills that will prepare them for successful citizenship at school and beyond. Counseling support is an essential part of education for students at all grade levels. The counseling department addresses academic, social/emotional, and career exploration with all students. School counselors provide support as they collaborate with educators, families, and the community, to maximize every student’s potential. The counselor is committed to promoting a safe, welcoming environment where academics and healthy relationships are nurtured to promote lifelong learning and global citizenship. Basic Services:

  1. Classroom Guidance Lessons: at every grade level focusing on skill development, communication, problem solving, friendship, college and career exploration, emotion management and more.
  2. Small Group Counseling: to expand, enrich, and reinforce specific skills in areas such as social skills, emotion management, navigating grief and loss, and school success.
  3. Individual Counseling: to address specific needs of individuals who may need additional support. This support is provided on a limited basis.
Additional Services:
  • Academic Problem Solving
  • Social Problem Solving with Peers
  • Connecting Families to Community and Mental Health Resources
  • Collaborating with Teachers
  • Collaborating with Families
  • Assisting with School Transitions
  • School-wide Social Emotional Learning
Resources/Curriculum: We utilize resources and curriculum from a variety of sources including: How to Access Services: Anyone can access or request services for a student if concerns arise. Those who typically refer students to the counselor are:
  • Families
  • Teachers
  • Administrators
  • Specialists
  • Students (self-refer)
How? Simply call or email with your concern. Why might families contact the counselor? There are many common challenges that students experience as they make their way through elementary school. Our counseling program aims to assist with these issues and to alleviate the struggle that kids undergo. The following are some reasons families might contact the counselor:
  • Difficulty making friends
  • New to South Shore
  • Academic concerns
  • Family changes (moving, death, divorce, etc.)
  • Home stress
  • Bullying
  • Resources or referrals to community agencies
  • To discuss special needs for your child
  • If you are homeless
  • Crisis
  • Behavior concerns
Emergency Contacts: If you are in need of help and it is after school hours, please use the following resources: Crisis Line: 206-461-3222 Suicide Prevention Lifeline: dial 988 Other Types of Assistance Such as Food, Shelter, Clothing, and Healthcare: Dial: 211 or 206-461-3200

Chavez, Jazmin

Site Coordinator-Communities In Schools Seattle

jachavez@seattleschools.org

CISS works to help students achieve success in school and in life. My role is to coordinate supports and services to help meet student’s academic and non-academic needs. 

Emily Coulter

Coulter, Emily

4th Grade Teacher

ekcoulter@seattleschools.org
Wendy Cunningham-Winslow

Cunningham-Winslow, Wendy

Special Education Asst/ISE - 203/7

wacunningham@seattleschools.org
Eric Cunningham

Cunningham, Eric

Social Studies Teacher

efcunningham@seattleschools.org
Bridget December
Claire DiJulio

DiJulio, Claire

Teacher-Elementary

csdijulio@seattleschools.org
Maria Dupaya

Dupaya, Maria

Instructional Asst - 203/7

mldupaya@seattleschools.org

Eastman, Victoria

Clinical Intervention Specialist

vaeastman@seattleschools.org

Mental Health Support

Englert, Kristian

Librarian

krenglert@seattleschools.org