Mrs. Michelle Snyder is the Elementary School Counselor at Larry J. Macaluso Elementary for Kindergarten, First, Third, and Fifth grades. This is Mrs. Snyder's 13th year within the district. She attended Shippensburg University where she received her Bachelor of Arts and Master of Education Degrees. Mrs. Snyder is also a Nationally Certified Counselor (NCC). As the school counselor, Mrs. Snyder works with students individually, within small group, and during whole classroom lessons. Topics discussed in lessons throughout the year include conflict resolution, bully prevention, Internet Safety, friendship skills, self-esteem, and career. Small group topics may include social skills, grief and loss, stress and anxiety, and anger management. Parents, students, and teachers may refer concerns to Mrs. Snyder as needed.
Mrs. Snyder is also one of the advisors for LJM's Pride Kids Team. The Pride Kids Team, comprised of students from grades 1-6, helps to promote more PRIDE behaviors within the building. These students lead by example and assist in coming up with creative ways to show more positive PRIDE at LJM.
Mrs. Snyder is married with 3 children. She enjoys biking, running, and spending time with her family. Mrs. Snyder is looking forward to another great year at LJM!