Our Counselor

Mrs. Bethany Zier 

Phone: 816-874-3640 

Email: bzier@bssd.net


As the school counselor at Franklin Smith Elementary since 2008, I have enjoyed building relationships with our students, families, and community. Teaching classroom lessons on social/emotional, academic, and career development topics are a wonderful opportunity to build skills and get to know our students. I also work with students and families to address things that may be happening within and beyond school including connecting them with resources in our community.  Please reach out to me if I can be of help to your student or family.

Degrees and Certifications:

MA in Counseling, Rehabilitation and Student Development from The University of Iowa

BS and BA in Psychology from Truman State University

Nationally Certified Counselor (NCC) by the National Board of Certified Counselors