Akron Guidance Department

Elementary Guidance Counselors provide…

  • Developmental classroom guidance lessons focusing on:

    1. Understanding of self and others, coping strategies, peer relationships and effective social skills, communication, problem-solving, decision-making, conflict resolution and study skills, career awareness and substance abuse.

    2. Classroom management strategies.

    3. Proactive/preventive programming.

    4. Individual and small group counseling.

    5. Positive leadership, encouraging a safe, nurturing environment.

    6. Consultations with parents, staff and community agencies.

Elementary Guidance Counselors will also help when…

  • Social, emotional and behavioral issues interfere with academic success.

  • Family or community crises impact students and staff.

  • Parents need information and support with the challenging job of raising children.

Students meet with their elementary counselors by…

  • Teacher or staff referral

  • Self-referral

  • Parent referral

  • Peer referral

  • Counselor initiated referral

EASD Elementary Counselors offer individual and small group experiences dealing with…

  • Social Skills

  • Study Skills

  • Self-Esteem

  • Conflict Resolution

  • Family Changes

  • Behavior Modification

Counselor Erin Whitney

About Our Guidance Counselor

Miss Erin Whitney is the Guidance Counselor of Akron Elementary School.|

Feel free to click the button below to send Miss Whitney a message.


Contact Info

Akron Elementary School
125 S 11th Street,
Akron, PA 17501
Phone: (717) 859-0400
Fax: (717) 859-2908

School Hours

Doors open: 8:45 AM
PMK doors open: 12:40 PM

School in Session:
Grades 1-4: 9:00 AM - 3:40 PM
Kindergarten AM: 9:00 AM - 11:55 AM
Kindergarten PM: 12:40 PM - 3:40 PM

Click here for 2-Hr Delay Hours.