FIS BurchamKecia Burcham
Guidance Counselor


“Character Under Construction”

Freedom Intermediate uses the Character Under Construction curriculum in its counseling program. The foundation of the program include the monthly character traits, which are reinforced throughout the school. The tenets include:

  • Respect
  • Responsibility
  • Perseverance
  • Caring
  • Courage
  • Citizenship
  • Trustworthiness
  • Cooperation
  • Fairness

The guidance program also uses the Tennessee Standards, Learning Expectations, and Performance Indicators for Academic, Career & Personal-Social Development:

The Tennessee School Counseling and Career Guidance Standards are statements of what students should know and be able to do as a result of participating in a school counseling program. Feel free to read them for more information about the school counseling program.

Upcoming Events

11:00 am Big Backpack Giveaway @ Liberty Elementary School
Big Backpack Giveaway @ Liberty Elementary School
Aug 5 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
On Aug. 5, GraceWorks, in collaboration with other groups and agencies, will distribute backpacks filled with school supplies at the 2017 Big Backpack Giveaway to help students in need.The Big Backpack Giveaway will be from[...]
3:30 pm Family Meet and Greet @ All Schools
Family Meet and Greet @ All Schools
Aug 8 @ 3:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Families of students in grades K-8 are invited to a Meet and Greet event at the individual schools. This drop-in style event provides parents with an opportunity to receive student class assignments/schedules, turn in missing forms or[...]