School Counselor

Your Elementary School Counselor is Mrs. Marie Wurtz

 Welcome to the Elementary School Counselor webpage! My name is Marie Wurtz and I am the school counselor for all students in grades PK-5. I have been working at ACS for over eight years now. I am very grateful that I get to be a part of students daily lives by helping them to grow, learn, develop, and build relationships throughout their elementary school years. 

As a school counselor, I work with students, parents, staff and community members to support student success. I deliver classroom lessons to address various student competencies and developmental skills using the research-based curriculum, Second-Step. I also provide students with individual and/or small group counseling services when the need arises. If you would like to know more or if you have any questions please contact me using one of the methods below.

Contact Information

Email: [email protected]

Phone: (607) 639-8209

Mission Statement

The mission at Afton Central School is to promote and enhance student learning through academic, career and social emotional development by working together as a team within an environment of respect, creativity, and academic challenge. We will use all available resources to help all students learn to be responsible, productive, and eager to continue learning, while becoming prepared to meet the challenges of a diverse society.

Student Services

Programs & lessons:
Second-Step Curriculum
Second-Step Bullying Prevention Unit
Personal Safety Unit
Think First and Stay Safe
Career Exploration

Groups offered to students:
Banana Splits Groups
Thrive in the Hive Girls Friendship Groups
Legos at lunch Groups
Social Skills Groups
*Other lessons and groups are scheduled throughout the year based on student needs 
Important Documents
Please click below to view the following documents pertaining to our ACS Counseling Program;
The Comprehensive School Counseling Program, PK-12
The Schoolwide Counseling Curriculum Map, PK-12
The Schoolwide Counseling Small-Group Action Plan, PK-12

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