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The mission of the school counseling program is to provide a comprehensive, developmental counseling program addressing the academic, career and personal/social development of all students. Counselors will work with educators, parents or guardians, and the community to facilitate a support system, ensuring that all students at Pathways Academy of Technology and Design are prepared to perform at the highest level and become contributing members of society.

School counselors will:

  • Provide individual planning sessions and classroom guidance lessons to students in the areas of academic planning and success, career awareness and social/emotional development in accordance with planned objectives for grade level.
  • Conduct structured, goal-oriented counseling sessions in systematic response to identified needs of groups of children. Themes include: academic skill building, social skill development, career awareness, conflict resolution, family issues, making healthy choices, etc.
  • Provide information and skills to parents, school staff, administration and the community to assist them in helping students in academic, career and personal/social development.
  • Take a leadership role in the infusion of counseling content into the curriculum, staff development and parent education programs.
  • Assist parents in addressing school related problems and issues. Refer students and their parents, as needed, to appropriate specialists, special programs and/or outside agencies.
  • Inform students and their parents as to pertinent test results and their implications for educational and career planning.
  • Promote the liaison and coordination of school activities and resources and communicate between and among home, school, community agencies and business and industry.
  • Plan and coordinate programs such as career and college fairs, scholarships, and other extensions of the counseling curriculum.
  • Design, deliver, evaluate and revise a planned sequential and developmentally appropriate school counseling curriculum to include lessons in academic success, career awareness and planning and personal/social growth and understanding.
  • Systematically develop and evaluate planning for high school and post high school on an annual basis through individual planning which results in a written career/educational plan for each student.
  • Plan, implement, maintain and evaluate the systems necessary for the support, maintenance and improvement of the school counseling program.
  • Articulate the school counseling program to students, parents, teachers staff and community.

School Counseling Assignments


Counselor Information:

Ms. Kim Bennett

Phone: 860-695-9495

Email: capok001@hartfordschools.org

Student Assignments: Last names A-K

Mrs. Bernadette Amoroso

Phone: 860-695-9453

Email: Bernadette.Amoroso@hartfordschools.org

Student Assignments: Last names L-Z


UPCOMING COLLEGE EVENTS

  • September 2017
    • 09/22 College Rep Visit - University of New Haven
    • 09/26 College Rep Visit - Eastern CT State University Sign Up on the 3rd Floor Bulletin Board
    • 09/26 College Rep Visit - University of Connecticut Sign Up on the 3rd Floor Bulletin Board
  • October 2017
    • 10/02 College Rep Visit - Post University Sign Up on the Bulletin Board on the 3rd Floor
    • 10/03 College Rep Visit - Central CT State University Sign Up on the Bulletin Board on the 3rd Floor
    • 10/03 College Rep Visit - Southern CT State University Sign Up on the Bulletin Board on the 3rd Floor
    • 10/03 College Rep Visit - Worcester Polytechnic Institute Sign Up on the Bulletin Board on the 3rd Floor
    • 10/05 College Rep Visit - Clark University Sign Up on the Bulletin Board on the 3rd Floor
    • 10/10 College Rep Visit - Western New England State University Sign Up on the Bulletin Board on the 3rd Floor
    • 10/12 College Rep Visit - University of St. Joseph's Sign Up on the Bulletin Board on the 3rd Floor

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