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Counseling Services

Mrs. Paulson's role is to promote the academic and social/emotional growth of all of our students. She works in partnership with educators and parents to assist students with making positive life choices, cope with difficult life events, identify and manage big feelings and emotions, appreciate diversity, promote confidence and develop healthy relationships.

The Elementary Counseling Program is to empower all students in the areas of academic, social-emotional and preparing for their future, and assist to remove obstacles to learning in the classroom.

Cynthia Paulson

Cynthia Paulson

Isanti Intermediate School, Cambridge-Isanti STEAM School

School Counselors meet the developmental needs of the whole student by providing:

  • Individual counseling
  • Small group counseling
  • Preventative classroom guidance lessons
  • School-wide programming
  • Parent consultations
  • Faculty consultation, collaboration, and education
  • Coordination of services
  • Referrals for specialized assistance

An Elementary School Counselor Can Assist to Increase:

  • Focus and attention
  • Belonging & safety
  • Self-efficacy, self-esteem
  • Friendship skills
  • Study Skills
  • Motivation
  • Emotional Management
  • Mindfulness