David Daniels Elementary Academy of Math and Science

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 Tai Mays

Phone:

Email: Tal.Mays@gpisd.org

Degrees and Certifications:

B.A. in Fine Arts from Grambling State University Master's degree in School Counseling from Amberton University

Tai Mays

Greetings!
 
My name is Mrs. Tai Mays. I was a teacher for 11 years before becoming a school counselor. This is my second year as a School Counselor here at the Dynamic David Daniels! I am looking forward to a great school year! I will  work in partnership with students, teachers, parents, and the community to help your child have a successful and positive school experience. I will be working as part of your child's team. As the counselor I understand that each child is different. Some students just need someone to listen to their concerns, whereas others may need help in developing problem solving and decision-making skills. Whatever the concern, I am here to listen to your child and to help all students feel safe and comfortable throughout the school day. 
 
At times parents may need support and guidance as well. School counselors are also trained to work with parents and can be seen as a great resource to the parents and school staff. The mission of the Daniels Elementary Academy Counseling Office is to promote student success by providing academic, career, personal, and social counseling.
 
Expect The Best!!!!
 
Tai Mays
School Counselor

 

Programs and Services

  • Individual Counseling: Provide a supportive and confidential environment for students to work toward personal, social, and academic growth.

     

    Group Counseling: Group sessions are offered to students, which may include Divorce, Grief, and Study Skills.

     

    Guidance Lessons: Classroom Guidance lessons include: Anti-Bullying, Careers, Drug & Tobacco Awareness, Self-Awareness, Appropriate Behavior, and other important topics.

    Daniels Peer to Peer Career fair         Canned Food Drive      Garden Clean Up

     

    Mediation/Conflict Resolution: Provide a safe and supportive atmosphere for students to communicate feelings and differences in order to resolve conflict in a peaceful manner.

    Transitional Support: Assist in orienting students as they move from daycare to elementary school as well as from elementary school to the middle school.

    Parent/Teacher Support: Consult with parents and teachers to develop appropriate academic and social supports needed for students' personal and academic success.

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