|Katie the Counselor||
Welcome!! Here's a little about me...
Katie Loewen - School Counselor
Portland native, born and raised in SE Portland. Attended Vestal Elementary, MLC, Lincoln HS, Pitzer College, and Lewis & Clark. I'm so excited to be a part of the daVinci staff and to be an agent for change!!! I work closely with EVERYONE at school to provide support in a variety of ways.
It is my hope that every student at daVinci will reach their maximum potential. I strive to create an environment that is welcoming and supportive to all. This site has a variety of information available to you, including HS information, local and online resources, etc. Please let me know if there's anything else you'd like to see up here!
Things I love: Hiking, cooking, watching bad tv, nerding out on nature, knitting, paper crafts, glass art, hanging out with my daughter/family ....
Things I don't love: When people don't use turn signals, cake, walking around in wet socks, ....
What is the counseling office for???
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The counseling office offers a variety of services:
* Organizational help
* Individual Counseling (short term basis - referrals to outside counselors available)
* Academic Counseling
* Peer Groups
* HS Options/Transitioning
* Crisis management
* 504 Accommodation Plans
* Referrals to outside agencies and resources
* Collaboration with teachers to infuse guidance practices into classrooms
* Parent conferences to help facilitate creating structures to use at home
* School wide character education programming