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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 
 
 
 
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