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Sydney Zachar

Major: Child, Adult, and Family Services


Minor/option/emphasis: CHFS-Child Programs

Company/Organization: Ballard West Elementary School
Company/Organization website: http://www.ballard.k12.ia.us
Destination: Slater, IA
Timeframe: Spring

Advisor/Coordinator Email: enloe@iastate.edu

I was responsible for...
I assist the school counselor with daily tasks such as lesson plans, intervention groups, meetings with students, meetings with staff, and any other activities she does throughout the day.

I accomplished...
I have learned many ways to help students who may be struggling.

I learned...
Every student has different needs and may need accommodations to help them be the best student they can be and as the School counselor, it is our job to assist them in that.

Advice for others...
Ask as many questions as you can in order to learn as much as possible during your time as an intern.

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