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La Salle Prep’s Counseling Department is committed to assisting all students in realizing their full potential as young adults entering an ever-changing and demanding society. The counseling staff provides a variety of services that respect and honor the needs and dignity of each individual student. The services contribute to the development of the total person in a Christian academic community.

The Counseling Department is committed to:

  • Helping all students succeed academically.
  • Helping students make informed choices about their lives.
  • Helping students with personal problems that may affect their achievement, motivation or self-image.
  • Helping students develop an individualized college plan.

With the support and involvement of the La Salle Counseling team:

  • Students will understand study skills and prioritizing tasks, time management, group studying, project refinement, standardized test preparation strategies, as well as, interpreting results, transcripts, graduation/college entrance requirements.
  • Students will develop decision making and healthy living skills, self-advocacy, a HS Academic Plan, career readiness skills of persistence and self-awareness.
  • Students will explore resources and support services, school and community involvement, college and career options.
Counselors - 2017-18

Nancy Orr

Responsibilities include:

Counselor for students whose last names start with:

  • A-B in grades 11-12
  • M-Q in grades 10, 11, 12
  • M-R in grade 9

Maritza Mendez

Responsibilities include:

  • Counselor for students A-B in grade 9-10
  • Counselor for students in San Miguel Program
  • Testing Coordinator (PSAT, AP)

Renee Giesemann

Responsibilities include:

  • Counselor for students C-F
  • Department Chair
  • Signum Fidei Pathway Liaison

Kerri Kelvin

Responsibilities include:

  • Counselor for students G-L
  • Instructor of Introduction to Psychology

Seth Altshuler

Responsibilities include:

  • Counselor for students R-Z
  • Substance Abuse Programs

Tiffany Arnold

Responsibilities include:

  • Learning Support Specialist/Instructional Coach
  • Signum Fidei Pathway Case Manager
  • Accommodation Plan Coordinator

Alicia Magee

Responsibilities include:

  • College Counseling Assistant
  • College Rep Coordinator
  • College Document Processing
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