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Counselor's Corner

Counseling Mission & Vision Statement

The mission of Lacy Elementary School's Counseling Program is to support the academic success, personal/social development, and career preparation of our diverse population using the best practice school counseling strategies and a tiered approach to meet the needs of all students.

Counseling Program Goals

  • Provide a safe, positive, and friendly climate which acknowledges and respects diversity
  • Advocate for programs that ensure equity and excellence for all learners
  • Promote learners' knowledge, skills, motivation, and personal growth
  • Empower students to make healthy choices
  • Provide opportunities for stakeholder involvement

Counseling Services

Comprehensive School Counseling Program

School Counseling Program

A comprehensive school counseling program supports academic, social-emotional, personal, and career development, ensuring today's students become the productive, well-adjusted adults of tomorrow.

School Counselor's Role

School counselors spend the majority of time working directly with students, teachers, parents, and the community in responsive services, individual student planning, as well as providing social and emotional curriculum to support the challenges students face in schools today.

Full Comprehensive School Counseling Plan

Care Solace

If you or a family member are looking for help with mental health or substance use, Care Solace can help you quickly find treatment options matched to your needs regardless of the circumstance. Care Solace is a complimentary and confidential service provided to students, staff, and their families by Princeton Independent School District. Care Solace’s team is available 24/7/365 and can support you in any language.

If you would like to use Care Solace to help you find a provider:

  • Call 888-515-0595 available 24/7/365
  • Visit Care Solace for Princeton ISD and either search on your own OR click “Book Appointment” for assistance by video chat, email, or phone.

What we do

About Me

469-952-5400 ext. 3253
Degrees and Certifications:
Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies Master of Education in Counseling Early Childhood-4th Grade, Gifted and Talented, English as a Second Language, School Counselor K-12

Cindy Smith

Hello and Welcome to Lacy Elementary! This will be my 11th year in education and I'm grateful to be here. Some of my responsibilities as the school counselor are to provide character education and executive function skills help for students, short term individual and small group counseling, resources for referrals for mental health care, and social and emotional learning and support for students and staff.

Watch D.O.G.S

Interest in being a part of the Lacy Watch D.O.G.S? contact us at 469-952-5400, ext. 3253 or email at

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NOTE: All parent volunteers must fill out a criminal background check every year. 

Counselor Advisory Team

Lacy Elementary Counselor Advisory Team is made up of educators, parents, and community members. We meet 3 times per year for 1-2 hours to provide feedback and input on the Lacy Elementary school counseling program. If you are interesting in serving on this committee, please contact me at 469-952-5400, ext. 3253 or for information on how to get started. Thank you!

Tip 411

To submit an anonymous tip via text message to Godwin Elementary School, text PISDES and the tip information to 847411, or fill out the form below.