Today our guest is Becky Arway a School Counselor, STUCO Advisor, at Polo R-VII Schools We talk to Becky about the intentional partnership that she has together with her principal, and how this has led to some really creative outcomes that support students. She shares about the Book in a Bag resource library and the impact that this has had in their school and community.
Becky Arway has been a school counselor at Polo R-VII Schools in Polo, Missouri for the past twelve years. Through her work as a school counselor, Becky strives to be an advocate for all of her students, their families and support systems. Working in a rural school district has granted Becky many opportunities to connect with community resources in order to help meet the increasing needs within her school building. One of her most important relationships is the working relationship she has built with her elementary principal. Their brainstorming sessions have resulted in some amazing outcomes, one of their most favorite being the Book in a Bag resources. Becky has served on her regional school counseling association (Northwest Missouri School Counselor Association), her state level association (Missouri School Counselor Association) and is also a member of the American School Counseling Association. She serves on various local committees working to serve the student's and families of her school district. Becky and her husband have two children, who keep them on their toes, and two dogs!