Monee Elementary Therapy Dog

Monee Elementary Therapy Dog
Ellie- Monee Elementary Therapy Dog
We would like to welcome Ellie to Monee Elementary, our new therapy dog! She is excited to support our students, staff and district with a focus on the following goals:

Goal #1: Reduce anxiety levels and assist students to decompress after traumatic circumstances

Goal #2: Decrease the emotional trauma of a critical incident/event for students, teachers, and staff

Goal # 3: Increase student empathy/compassion

Goal #4: Decrease retaliatory violence

Goal #5; Improve self-esteem and helps students stay connected to social networks

Goal #6: provide opportunities to develop positive relationships

Ellie’s  Resume

Handler: Dr. Amos K. Vaughn II -principal of Monee Elementary School 

Name:  Ellie

Title: Facility Therapy Dog at Monee Elementary School/ District Therapy Dog

Breed: 100 % Golden Retriever

Birthdate: 3/17/2018

Color: Gold

Favorite Food: Turkey & Beef Triscuits

Activities: Playing with children, long walks, playing in the water, and walks on the beach.

Training: Ellie was donated to the Brevard County Sheriff and trained for six months by the Paws and Stripes College in Florida. 

Certification:  Ellie is a trained and certified therapy dog.

Experience: Ellie is new to Monee Elementary and Crete Monee School District. She is excited to be a part of the Crete Monee family!

Please be sure to review our Strategic Therapy Dog Implementation/OPT-OUT FORM and Therapy Dog Parent Letter. 

Therapy Dog Implementation for Monee Elementary School
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