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Katy Independent School District

Wolfe Elementary


​​Welcome to the Counselor's Corner! 

My name is Sharon Takahashi and I am a Certified Professional School Counselor with a Masters in Education.  My main role is being an advocate for all students to help them become the most successful students that they can be.  I am delighted to be here at Wolfe Elementary and look forward to working with your child.​

Contact information   email:     office number:   281-237-2131


 What specifically do counselors do?

School counselors provide educational, social and emotional support for students in a variety of ways to help them be successful.  I visit classrooms regularly, provide small group sessions and visit with students individually as needed.  I am also available to meet with parents and teachers for assistance and support. I provide referrals to community resources as needed. Professional School Counselors provide a Comprehensive Guidance Program in their schools, which includes these four major areas: 

Guidance Curriculum:   Helps all students to develop skills in these areas in classroom or campus-wide activities:

  • Building Self-confidence

  • Motivation to achieve

  • Decision making, goal setting, planning, and problem solving

  • Interpersonal effectiveness

  • Communication skills

  • Cross-cultural effectiveness

  • Responsible behavior 

Responsive Services:   Addresses individual student concerns in these areas:

  • Academic concerns

  • School related concerns (poor attendance, misbehavior, drop-out prevention)

  • Relationship concerns

  • Abuse

  • Grief/loss

  • Family issues

  • Coping with stress

 Individual Planning:   Guides students in setting goals and developing individual plans in:

  • Education/academics

  • Career (work habits, career exploration, lifelong learning)

  • Personal/social

System Support:   Provides support activities and services in these areas:

  • Guidance Program

  • Parent Education

  • Teacher/Administrator Consultation

  • Staff Development

  • School Improvement Planning

  • Counselor's Professional Development

Coordinating people and resources in the community to benefit students:

Lunch Bunch-kindergarten through 5th grade students are invited to join me in small groups for lunch during the school year.  We talk about a variety of topics including what they like to do when they are not at school, favorite subjects, pets, or whatever they want to talk about, giving us a chance to get to know each other in a more informal setting.

  • October is  Anti-Bullying Month-videos and lessons are provided school-wide to educate students and prevent bullying.

  • Speak Up App-A safe way to report a concern about a student

  • Red Ribbon Week – a week dedicated to school-wide drug prevention activities

  • No Place for Hate – an organized committee helps plan school-wide activities that promotes respect for all people

CBE Test Coordinator:  Coordinator Credit By Exam Tests                                                            
  • KEYS (Keep Encouraging Youth Toward Success) Coordinator:  coordinates the Mentor program (where adults volunteer one hour a week to meet with one student)                       

  • PIE (Partners in Education) Coordinator:    coordinates the Community/Business partnerships for our campus                                      

  • At-Risk Coordinator:   identifies and provides support for at risk students            

  • G/T Selection Committee Member

  • Junior Achievement Liaison

  • Watch D.O.G. Coordinator   

  • RTI Assistant

  • Backpack Buddy Coordinator

  • G/T Selection Committee Member

 Background information about Mrs. Takahashi

 I was born in San Antonio, Texas, am married and have two children.  I have been a school counselor for 31 years.  This is my 35th year in education. I have taught second grade, fourth grade and sixth grade.  I also taught ESL to adults and craft classes to children. Some of my hobbies include enjoying family, dancing, traveling, baking, gardening and crafts.

Professional Affiliations:

  • American School Counselors Association

  • American Counseling Association

  • Texas School Counselors Association

  • Texas Counseling Association

  • Houston Counseling Association

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