The School Counseling Department forms an integral part of T/E Middle School. Counselors are available to help students with their social, emotional and educational development. Students are encouraged to meet with their counselors regarding any concerns they may have.
    Ms. Abell - Grade 6  
    Mr. Kirkby - Grade 7
    Mrs. Gordon - Grade 8
    Ms. Marano - Grade 5 (on leave until the end of January)
    Ms. Haines- Grade 5


    The Role of the School Counselor
    School counselors are professionally trained specialists with strong backgrounds in the behavioral science and human relations. Each grade level has its own counselor, and each counselor remains with the students throughout their years at the middle school. Counselors are specialists in identifying school and personal problems, helping students deal with social and emotional issues, and in facilitating the planning of current and future education. They teach classroom lessons on grade specific topics and facilitate small needs-based groups.
    With Whom Does the School Counselor Consult?
    The counselors meet regularly with teachers and other support personnel. They also work with administrators, outside counselors, and the school psychologist in order to support the academic, career, and social/personal goals of students.
    What Does the School Counselor Do?
    • Meets with students individually and in groups. Orients and schedules new students.
    • Maintains student records.
    • Assists in identifying students with special needs and facilitates the psycho-educational evaluations.
    • Presents classroom lessons and facilitate small groups which support the Developmental School Counseling Program.
    • Coordinates team meetings with teachers and parents.
    • Assists parents in accessing community resources.
    Call your child's School Counselor if…
    • You want information on your child's progress in school.
    • You want to schedule a conference with your child's teachers.
    • You wish to share information with school personnel, e.g. changes in family structure; health of family member; bullying/friendship concerns, etc.
    • You want standardized test scores interpreted.
    • You wish to discuss the special needs of your child.
      You have any questions and you don't know where to find the answer.
Last Modified on October 2, 2023