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Elementary School Counseling Services
Elementary School Counseling Services
Tara Nichols (ESAP Coordinator, Grades 1-3) and Gretchen Howard (United Way Social Worker) work in conjunction with the teachers and administration to meet the academic, personal, and social needs of each elementary student. Together, these counselors implement a comprehensive school counseling program. This program includes the following elements:
1. Classroom Lessons
2. Academic Interventions
3. Behavioral Interventions
4. Individual Support Sessions
5. Group Support Sessions
6. Attendance Monitoring
7. Coordination of Community Services/Referrals
Elementary School Counselors
Tara F Nichols
Nichols, Tara F
Office: 814-827-2715 x 7020&6430

Tara Nichols is the Elementary School Counselor for Grades K4-5. She is originally from Titusville, and is a 1995 graduate of Titusville High School. She attended Penn State University in University Park, Pennsylvania, and obtained a Bachelor’s Degree in Human Development and Family Studies. Tara completed her graduate work at Westminster College, and received a Master’s Degree and Certification in Elementary School Counseling.

Tara was previously employed as a social worker by Riverview Intermediate Unit 6. She has worked in the Titusville Area School District since the implementation of the Elementary Student Assistance Program in 2004. She lives in Centerville with her husband and children.

Lauren Dillon
Dillon, Lauren
Guidance Counselor
Mrs. Dillon was hired by the district in 2018 as an elementary school guidance counselor.  She received her Bachelor's degree in Health & PE from Slippery Rock Univeristy and her Master's in school counseling from California University of PA.  Prior to coming to the district she worked for the Uniontown School District and most recently for the Little Learner's Academy in Scottsdale, PA.  She will be working at both Pleasantville and Main Street schools.
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301 East Spruce Street, Titusville, PA 16354   |   Telephone: 814-827-2715  Fax: 814-827-7761
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