Guidance

It is our intent to provide you with online access to the career, personal/social, and academic information available through our department.

Education should provide the foundation by which people will make decisions and function effectively within a changing society. Education should recognize and celebrate the individual accomplishments of individuals as it fosters individual growth. Ultimately, this growth will enhance the intellectual, physical, technological, emotional, moral, and aesthetic needs of the District's students. The Guidance Department firmly believes in educating the whole student and recognizes the individual components that work together on an ever changing basis to form the student we see in our school.

To email a staff member, please use their first initial and last name followed by @gatewayhs.com. (Jon Smith = [email protected])

Appointments:
Students should make appointments to see their counselors by completing an appointment request form found online, in homerooms, and in the guidance office. Parents can make appointments for seeing their child's counselor by calling or emailing the office.

Guidance Department EXT.
O'Connell, Carol Director of Guidance

229

Durand, Josh Mental Health Coordinator

5350

Powell, Melissa High School (Students with Last Names A-F)

230

Little, Aimee High School (Students with Last Names G-N)

227

Pagano, Shannon High School (Students with Last Names O-Z)

233

Clark, Lauren Middle School - 8th Grade

216

Kelly, Rich Middle School - 7th Grade

294

Eckstein, Melissa District Career Facilitator

228

Morda, Mary Crisis Counselor

255

Vicente, Alyssa Student Asst. Counselor

254

Ziegler, Cyndi Guidance Secretary

226

FAX: 856-848-2017 and CEEB Code: 311633

Mental Health Services:
DCF's Children's System of Care (CSOC) provides all children and adolescents – regardless of insurance status - with coordinated access to mental health supports, substance use treatment and services for intellectual and developmental disabilities. The pandemic has put a spotlight on how many of our young people are struggling with mental health concerns. If you have a concern please contact:
Tel: (877-652-7624)
Website: www.performcarenj.org

 

Support for Families from the New Jersey Department of Education
As parents or guardians, you want nothing more than an excellent education for your children. At the NJ Department of Education, we want nothing more than to help you achieve this!
We have created a family-focused web site at www.NJFamilies.com with resources to help you support your child's education, and navigate your school system. We have also opened a "Help Desk" which can be reached through the parent menu option of our toll-free number: 877-900-6960. Let's work together for the good of our children. Please sign up for our mailing list on our web site at http://www.state.nj.us/education/ or join our mailing list here. We look forward to helping you help your children.

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