Greetings!

My name is Rikki Fischer and I am the K-3 Elementary School Counselor. I am thrilled and excited to be a part of the Breckenridge School District! I am originally from Alexandria, MN graduating from Jefferson Senior High School in 2002. I received my undergraduate in Psychology from MSUM. I graduated with a Master’s degree in School Counseling from Minnesota State University Moorhead (MSUM). This is my 6th year here in Breckenridge working K-3rd grade. I love being a part of the Cowboys & Cowgirls.

I like to spend my spare time with my family (We have a 3 year old and a 6 year old Golden Retriever), friends, peloton workouts, working on house projects, going for walks when the weather is nice and mindfulness.

I have a passion for School Counseling. I will be able to support your student's personal/social, career, and academic needs, be your student's biggest advocate and a strong support for you as well. As your School Counselor, I hope to help your child grow, learn, find your passions and enjoy school. Breckenridge is doing great things for you and I can't wait to watch you EXCEL! Can't believe all the great things I have seen already here at Breckenridge and can not wait to see what the 2022-2023 school year has in store!
I have some fun lessons planned for the school year and am very excited for another great year at BES! WE GOT THIS!

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What is a School Counselor?

What Is An Elementary School Counselor?

An Elementary School Counselor helps students with their personal/social, career, and academic needs. School Counselors offer support to students who are struggling with a variety of issues and help them work through problems and develop the tools they need to succeed. A School Counselor, like other school personnel, works to promote a safe and nurturing school environment.

So What Exactly Does My School Counselor Do?

We are really good listeners! We like to hang out, play games, learn new things about ourselves, and talk! We usually do this individually or in a group setting with other students. You may find that your school counselor will come into your classroom too to talk about topics like bullying, feelings, emotions, how to be a good friend, careers, and many other things! The cool part about talking to your school counselor is that whatever you talk about stays between the counselor and you. Nobody else has to know! Unless of course there is a safety concern and it becomes unsafe for you or for other students. School counselors work with your teachers, parents, principal, and other important people to help you become the best YOU you can be!

What Types of Things Can My Counselor Help Me With?

  • Academics

  • Anger management

  • Anxiety

  • Bullying

  • Career readiness

  • Conflict resolution

  • Coping skills

  • Divorce/changing families

  • Emotional awareness

  • Friendship skills

  • Grief and Loss

  • Self-Esteem

  • Social skills

  • Undesirable/challenging behaviors

"The role of a School Counselor is to help ALL students in the areas of academic achievement, personal/social development and career development, ensuring today's youth to become the productive, well-adjusted adults of tomorrow (ASCA, 2012)."

More Info from ASCA