Welcome to the Counselor’s Corner

We welcome you to the Windsor Prep “Counselor Corner” Blog. These blog posts, written by our resident Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Amy Giesler, touch on current issues in special education. We hope that you will find these articles relevant and helpful.

Positive Behavior Support

Author: Amy Giesler, LCSW The beginning of the school year is the perfect time for us to reflect on our responsibilities as educators, in every role, to promote a positive school climate. New Jersey’s mandate, The Anti-Bullying Bill of Rights Act (P.L. 2010, c.122)... read more

Coping with Standardized Test Anxiety

Author: Amy Giesler, LCSW Standardized testing occurs in virtually all elementary and secondary educational programs across our nation. The purpose of this testing is to assess student learning and measure the acquisition of grade level skills in all content areas. NJ... read more

School Violence Awareness & Week of Respect

Author: Amy Giesler, LCSW The Windsor Family of Schools wishes to extend our sincere “Welcome Back” to School! We are excited to be working with our students as they continue on their journey of academic, social, and emotional growth. We are off to a great start here... read more

Instilling Empathy Every Day

Author: Amy Giesler, LCSW Empathy is defined as the ability to put ourselves in someone else’s proverbial “shoes.” It allows us to look outside of ourselves and to be attuned to the experience, pain or struggle of someone else. Even though we all walk different paths,... read more

Preparing for the Holiday Season

Author: Amy Giesler, LCSW It’s that time of year again! Holiday decorations are out in the stores, the weatherman is calling for more snow, and the toy commercials on TV seem like they are running every thirty seconds! But despite the ever-gleeful media presentation... read more