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The mission of the Norristown Area School District school counseling program is to provide a comprehensive, developmental counseling program addressing the academic, career and personal/social development of all students. School counselors are professional school advocates who provide support to maximize student potential and academic achievement. In partnership with other educators, parents or guardians and the community, school counselors facilitate the support system to ensure all students in Norristown Area School District have access to and are prepared with the knowledge and skills to contribute at the highest level as productive members of society. 
 
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  • To help students reach their full educational potential by assisting in their emotional and social growth.

  • To help students understand the importance of valuing themselves and others.

  • To help students acquire necessary coping/managing skills for handling life’s stresses and making healthy adjustments.

  • To work as partners with teachers, administrators, support personnel, parents and community agencies.

  • To help students make positive choices.

    Referrals made by…. 
    Self--Friend--Parent--Teacher--Principal 
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    Elementary School Counselors
     
    Marshall Street Elementary School
    Karla Chester
    610-630-8550
    Extension: 1619 
    Paul V Fly Elementary School
    Ms. Kristie Cupples
    610-630-0380
    Extension: 1707 
    Whitehall Elementary School
    Mrs. Jana Hilton
    610-630-6000
    Extension: 6099 
    Cole Manor Elementary School
    Mrs. Lee Martin
    610-275-5525
    Extension: 1850 
    Hancock Elementary School
    Ms. Kathy Gibson
    610-275-5522
    Extension: 1918 
    J.K. Gotwals Elementary School
    Ms. Lisa Ruggiano
    610-275-1077
    Extension: 1515