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    Name: Mrs. State
    Room: Counseling Office
    Grade Level: K-5
    Phone Number: 709-7117
    Email: claire.state@tumwater.k12.wa.us

    This is my 7th year as the school counselor at Michael T Simmons. I am so excited for the 2019-2020 school year!  I look forward to seeing returning students and meeting new faces!
    I attended college at Grove City College, PA, and earned my BA in Psychology. I then received my MA in Counseling from the University of San Diego. I worked for two years as the elementary counselor for the White Pass School District before joining the wolf pups at MTS.
    Please feel free to contact me at any time! I can be reached by telephone at 360.709.7117, or via email at claire.state@tumwater.k12.wa.us
    My scope of practice includes:
    • small groups
    • large group guidance lessons
    • individual student counseling
    • community involvement/resources
    • parent consultation
    • teacher consultation
    • 504 case manager
    • student job coordinator
    I look forward to a great year!