Misty

Misty Speck

Counselor

 


My name is Misty Speck and I am excited to be a part of the Upland Heights team.  I graduated from Texas Tech University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Multidisciplinary Studies and at Angelo State University with a Master of Education degree in Guidance and Counseling.  I have 12 years of teaching experience with 5 years at Canyon ISD and the past 7 years at Frenship ISD.  I am married with 3 children: Addisyn (10), Landon (5), and Brynlee (4).
 
As the counselor for Upland Heights Elementary, my goals are to support students in the academic, personal, and social realms.  I am looking forward to a wonderful year getting to know and work with your child.  Thank you in advance for your support.
 
What does a school counselor do?
  • Counsels individually with students
  • Teaches guidance lessons in the classroom
  • Conducts small group counseling sessions
  • Collaborates with students, parents, and teachers
  • Processes referrals (referrals can be made by student, teacher, parent, or administrator)
  • Provides information on community resources for families
  • Testing Coordinator
  • 504 Services Coordinator

Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions about the following subjects:

  • Classroom performance
  • Family changes (moving, death, divorce, or separation)
  • Home stress 
  • Parenting
  • Classroom behavior
  • Sudden change in child's behavior
  • Peer relations
  • Responsibility
 Counseling Resources:
  • Family Counseling Services  (806) 747-3488
  • Catholic Family Services  (806) 763-7273
  • Family Guidance & Outreach Center of Lubbock  (806) 747-5577
  • Covenant Counseling Center  (806) 725-5443
  • Texas Tech Psychology Clinic  (806) 742-3711
  • Playroom Lubbock-Therapy Solutions for Kids  (806) 340-0713
 
 
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