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Counseling & Guidance Department

School Counseling Department

The Woodrow Wilson school counseling program is designed to address student needs by promoting growth in academic achievement, personal/social development and career awareness.  School counselors advocate for all students to have the opportunity to reach their academic potential and be positive members of the school community.

School Counselor Roles:

  • Attend team meetings
  • Help students become familiar with the school environment (programs, facilities, and support systems)
  • Keep records of student meetings, make necessary schedule changes, and monitor social and academic progress.
  • Schedule parent, teacher and /or student meetings, as academic concerns arise.
  • Assist students in developing an awareness of career opportunities.
  • Monitor attendance with the Truancy Officer biweekly.
  • Visit 8th grade classes for high school presentations.
  • Assist students with high school applications.
  • Counselors attend and report academic, information at the Planning and Placement Team (PPT) Meetings as needed for Special Education Students.
  • Work with students and their families with referrals to outside agencies such as DCF, SBHC, Family Advocacy, FSWN, and counseling.
  • Individual counseling for academic, emotional and behavioral issues
  • Organize homebound tutoring 
  • Coordinate 504 meetings and meet with 504 students as needed 
  • Attend monthly FWSN/Diversion meetings with probation, DCF, Family with Service Needs and community outreach groups.
  • Crisis intervention for students as needed.
  • Attend weekly guidance and SAT meetings

School Counselor

Grade Assignments

Extension

Email 

Maggie Cosgrove

8A/8R

4528

cosgrovem@mpsct.org

Alison Monarca 

7A/7R

4515

       monarcaa@mpsct.org

 Amanda McKenna

7M/8M

4530 

mckennaa@mpsct.org 

Mary Monarca-Webb

Secretary

 4520

monarca-webb@mpsct.org


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