Guidance

Dr. Heather Larkin
Director of Guidance/Pupil Personnel Services
Extension: 790
Room: J115
E-mail: heather.larkin@gnbvt.edu

Sandra Poirier
Administrative Assistance
Extension: 740 Room: J-125
E-Mail: spoirier@gnbvt.edu

Guidance Newsletter

School Guidance Mission

The primary goal of the guidance department is to assist students with their educational, vocational and social concerns. It is extremely important that a student have at least one special person in school to whom he / she can turn for assistance. The goal of the guidance department is to meet that need.

Counselor Assignments

  • Erica Monteiro: 9-1 Freshmen
  • Michelle Morris: 9-2 Freshmen
  • Lucia Williams: 10-1 Sophomores
  • Wadley DaSilva: 10-2 Sophomores
  • Katherine Correia: 11th & 12th CL, CS, CU, DA, DS, HS, MA
  • Rachel Medeiros: 11th & 12th AM, OT, CR, EC, ED, FD, VI
  • Gregg Silva: 11th & 12th AD, EM, EN, ES, IS, LP, ME, MJ, PL, PW, SE
  • Lauren Ramos: 11th & 12th HT, MT, PD
  • Jose Botelho: At-Risk students as assigned, Ext. 721
  • Steve Paul: At-Risk students as assigned, Ext. 716
  • Kenneth Hines: School Psychologist, Ext. 708

Special Services

  • Alexis Bates – Teacher/Liaison – J137 – Ext 709
  • Patty Potter – Teacher/Liaison – B213B – Ext 147
  • Kathy Bessette – Paraprofessional – B341A – Ext 243
  • Mike Cabral – Teacher/Liaison – B362 – Ext 354
  • Jennifer Calvao – Teacher/Liaison – B341A – Ext 243
  • Rob DaSilva – Teacher/Liaison – B333 – Ext 278
  • Mike Dicroce – Paraprofessional – B362 – Ext 354
  • Phebe Ditata – Paraprofessional – B213B – Ext 147
  • Catherine Feno – Adminstrative Assistant – J135 – Ext 748
  • Nan Groebe – Teacher/Liaison – B333 – Ext 278
  • Sean King – Paraprofessional – B213B – Ext 147
  • Randy Medeiros – Paraprofessional – B341A – Ext 243
  • Mike Meriano – Teacher/Liaison – B213B – Ext 147
  • Anita Pacheco – Teacher/Liaison – J137 – Ext 709
  • Erin Ptaszenski – Director of Special Services – J136 – Ext 700
  • Robin Rheaume – Teacher/Liaison – J138 – Ext 711
  • Wendy Roberge – Teacher/Liaison – J138 – Ext 711
  • Adam Rogers – Teacher/Liaison – B362 – Ext 354
  • Ryan Shea – Teacher/Liaison – B333 – Ext 278
  • Hilary Owen – Transition Teacher/Liaison – B341A – Ext 243

Administrative Assistant

  • Sandra Poirier Ext. 740

Guidance Assistant

  • Susanna Dorman Ext. 785

Guidance Receptionist

  • Brenda Diaz Ext. 755

Registrar

  • Stacey DeAlmeida Ext. 779

Important Dates

College Planning Resources

Counseling and Guidance Resources

  • Student/Parent Handbook 2016-2017
  • Exploratory Program/Selection of Permanant Career Majors – Page 14
  • Academic Instruction – Page 13
  • Career Majors – Page 13
  • Grading – Page 17
  • Class Rank – Page 22

What is Career Cruising?

Career Cruising Intro
Career Cruising Logon
Activity 3
Awards and Certificates
Career Selector
Extra Curricular Activities
Hobbies and Interests
Learning Styles
Matchmaker and My Skills
My Saved Careers
My Saved Clusters

Career Cruising is an industry-leading online career guidance and planning system. People of all ages use our tools to find the right career, explore education
and training options, and build their own portfolio. Our add-on products extend Career Cruising’s functionality, making it easier for schools to manage their course selection process,
communities to meet their workforce development needs, and students to prepare for the SAT/ACT.

Scholarship and Financial Aid Resources

SATs

  • SAT: Saturday, May 6th, 2017

Please see your guidance counselor for more information

Most colleges and universities in the U.S accept and use the SATs as part of the admission process. A college SAT score can help a student identify the right college
for them and find opportunities for scholarships. Contact your Guidance counselor for more information about the SATs.

Useful Resources for Students and Parents