Mrs. Marissa Ruffus is the School Counselor at JFK Elementary. She graduated from C.W Post University with a degree in Psychology. She received her Masters degree in School Counseling from Brooklyn College. After receiving her Masters degree, she worked as a School Counselor in the New York City Public School system for 8 years. In her spare time, she loves to travel and spend time with her husband, daughter, and son. As a School Counselor, she has the pleasure of working with all students through social/emotional lessons, small group counseling, individual counseling, and interacting with students at lunchtime and recess. Mrs. Ruffus collaborates with school staff and parents in order to best meet the needs of our students and to help them achieve their fullest academic, social and emotional potential.