The School Counseling Department serve students utilizing a Grade Level & Alphabet Surname Model. The Alphabet Surname Model allows school counselors to serve students across grade levels based on their surname; permitting counselors to serve a caseload of students as they matriculate through high school.
Pictured in this photo from left to right:Carrie MacBrien- Administrator; email: firstname.lastname@example.orgTina Pellechia- 9th grade and lead counselor; email: Tblevins2@atlanta.k12.ga.usNydia Rivera- Bilingual Community Engagement Specialist; email: email@example.comLamar Young- 10-12th grade counselor for last names G-M; email: Ljyoung@atlanta.k12.ga.usChelsea Falcone - 10-12th grade counselor for last names N-Z; email: Chelsea.firstname.lastname@example.orgKatrina Rucker- 10-12th grade counselor for last names A-F; email: Katrina.email@example.comNot photo'd -Shannon Hoch- Guidance Department Clerk; email: Shannon.firstname.lastname@example.orgPatricia Maxwell- Student Support/504 coordinator; email: Patricia.email@example.comKristin Robinson- graduation coach; email: Kristin.firstname.lastname@example.orgAutem Clay- Student Support & Behavior Specialist; email: Autem.email@example.comCheryl Nahmias- Program Manager, email: Cheryl.Nahmias@atlanta.k12.ga.usTanya Crawford- email: Behavior/Engagement Specialist, email: firstname.lastname@example.orgCounseling Parent-Teacher Conference Links for 2022-23:School Counseling at MidtownThe main aspects of our school counseling program include: individual student planning/counseling, group counseling, classroom guidance, parent consultations and teacher consultations. We will be visiting classrooms to conduct classroom guidance on a variety of topics from stress management to graduation requirements. Parents, please encourage your student to see us about individual and group counseling opportunities. Also, please feel free to contact us with any questions and/or concerns regarding your student's success at Midtown High School.School Counseling Mission StatementGuidance and counseling are vital and integral components of the educational program of Midtown High School that support the personal, social, and educational career development of all students. The guidance and counseling department believes that it is the function of our school to provide our students with opportunities and challenges that allow them to function effectively in a changing society. Therefore, we have designed a curriculum consistent with the needs of all students regardless of their academic ability, ethnic background, and socio-economic status or future goals. The program will assist students in making and implementing informed educational and occupational choices. The guidance and counseling program will develop students’ competencies in self-knowledge, educational and occupational exploration, and career planning.