Introduction

SpencerMy name is Spencer Stumpff and I’m the school counselor at the Spring Creek 6th Grade Center. I’m originally from Walford, Iowa outside of Cedar Rapids, and graduate high school from Cedar Rapids Prairie. I received my undergraduate degree in Fitness Management at Wartburg College in Waverly, Iowa. I went back to school in 2015 to receive my master’s degree in School Counseling at Buena Vista University. I am a huge Iowa Hawkeyes fan and St. Louis Cardinals fan. I enjoy coming to work every day with the people I work with and working with my students. Please let me know if I can help in any way. Feel free to contact me via email or by phone anytime during the week 515.967.5544 Ext. 4014 or spencer.stumpff@southeastpolk.org.

Curriculum Outlook: First Semester: Social/Emotional Unit

  • Mental Health
  • Growth Mindset
  • Social Media Behavior
  • Drugs/Alcohol Prevention
  • Healthy Relationships
  • Time Management
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Teamwork/Leadership
  • Goal Setting

Second Semester: College Career Readiness

  • Intro to College Career Readiness
  • Holland Code
  • High School Jobs
  • Trade Jobs
  • 2 Year College
  • 4 Year College
  • Paying for College
  • Military
  • Junior High Introduction

Programs Available

  • PBIS – Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (PBIS) is a proactive approach to establishing the behavioral supports and social culture needed for all students in a school to achieve social, emotional and academic success. To learn more visit PBIS.org
  • OLWEUS – Olweus is a bullying prevention framework designed to assist schools in fostering a positive school climate.
  • RAMbassadors – Homeroom representatives that help lead school-wide community service projects.
  • Stand For The Silent Olweus Representative that will lead school-wide projects against bullying prevention.  
  • Onsite school-based mental health clinicians available – please contact your school counselor for more information.
    • Next Step Counseling
    • Woodward Community Based Services
  • Backpack Buddies – for more information please contact your school counselor
  • Holiday Assistance – for more information please contact your school counselor
  • School Supplies – Altoona Kids Cafe is a non-profit organization that works very hard to meet many needs of students in our community. Please contact your school counselor to receive assistance.

Additional Resources