• Mrs. Kasey Kellem

     

    Meet Your 6th & 7th Grade Counselor
    Mrs. Kasey Kellem


    I am so excited to be the 6th/7th grade counselor at Hillside! I have wanted to be a Tiger for most of my 13 years in the PCSD and am grateful to have had this opportunity this past year. To better understand who I am, what I have experienced and how I operate, I have provided you some basic information:


    My goals at Hillside:

    1. To run quarterly support groups for the students based on their needs.

    2. To be a visible and active support to all students.

    3. To work collaboratively with administration in handling student behavioral concerns



    My Education:

    Baldwin Wallace College-B.S. Degree in Elem. Education K-8 and Special Ed K-12

    Kent State University-Masters Degree in Special Education

    Kent State University-Educational Specialist Degree in School Counseling



    My Career:

    1990-1992-Olmsted Falls Elementary schools-Special Education Teacher

    1992-1999-Brooklyn Middle School-Special Education Teacher

    1999-2000-Brooklyn Middle School-School Counselor

    2000-2012-Normandy High School-High School Counselor

    2012-2013-Normandy High School-8th Grade Counselor

    2013-2014-Hillside Middle School-6th/7th Grade Counselor



    Personal Information:


    I am blissfully married and have two, now grown, step-children.

    My hobbies include golfing, skiing and walking.

    I am an author to 5 children's Mind Over Matter Books which teach resiliency: http://mindovermatterbooks.com 



    My motto:

    We ALL face adversity. We must let go of the idea we are victims, and instead develop the skills to overcome our adversity. It is not WHAT happens to us in life, it is HOW we choose to deal with it.