• Welcome to the A. L. Lotts Elementary School Counseling Department!  

    Our School Counselor is Andrea Rentsch.  Mrs. Rentsch offers a variety of helpful tools and resources for parents and students. Various services include small group counseling, short-term solution-focused individual counseling, consultation with parents and teachers, and monthly classroom lessons focused on social/ emotional learning.


    Andrea Rentsch

    Professional School Counselor
    A. L. Lotts Elementary
    9320 Westland Drive
    Knoxville, TN 37922
    School# 865-539-8611 Ext 21021
    Call/text: 865-385-5532



      • How We Help

        Classroom lessons address important preventative and developmental topics, including conflict resolution, bullying, academic skills, career, and personal safety, among others. Topics are determined by needs assessment data and teacher input and meet both state and national standards.

        Small groups provide additional learning experiences, giving children the opportunity to build relationships, practice new skills, and learn through the support of group members. Small group topics vary widely and are determined by data and current needs.

        Individual counseling is offered on a short-term basis for a variety of student concerns. Resources can be provided on an as-needed basis for students that may benefit from more intensive and/or long-term therapy. 

        Consultation with parents and teachers is a critical part of the school counselor's role in advocating for students and helping them succeed.

        School counselors help locate community resources for parents in search of information or services to help their child at home.