Guidance / School Counseling

Counseling services are available to all students at Harwood Union Middle andHigh School.  School counselors are vital members of the education team. They help all students in the areas of academic achievement, personal/social development and career and college development, ensuring today's students become the productive, well-adjusted adults of tomorrow. Learn more about the school counselor's role.

Professional school counselors at Harwood Union are trained in both educating and counseling, allowing them to function as a facilitator between parents, teachers and the student in matters concerning the student’s goals, abilities and any areas needing improvement or enrichment.

Each student is assigned a school counselor to support academic, personal/social and career development. We help students plan optimal course selections, explore career and education opportunities after high school, and provide personal and social support.

As school counselors we encourage frequent conversations between home and school. We feel strongly that parents play an integral role in the development of youth and encourage parental involvement throughout high school. We look forward to hearing from family members who have thoughts or concerns about their students’ academic performance, attendance, social functioning in school and preparing for life after high school

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Department Contacts

Tara Cariano, School Counselor

802-583-8152 -

Erin Dezell, School Counselor
802-583-8149 -

Jennifer Dreimiller, School Counselor - Middle School
802-583-8155 -

Susan Laskaris, Registrar
802-583-8180 -

Sally McCarthy, Director of School Counseling
802-583-8175 -


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