School Counseling

SCHOOL COUNSELING    
     
Director of School Counseling: Ms. Johanna DeZurik 860.379.8525
     
School Counselor Faculty: Mrs. Amy Dressel Grade 10: A-Ha
    Grade 11: A-J
    Grade 12: A-Ha
     
  Ms. Johanna DeZurik Grade 10: He-Mi
    Grade 11: K-N
    Grade 12: He-L
     
  Mrs. Trina McHugh Grade 10: Mj-Z
    Grade 11: O-Z
    Grade 12: M-Z
     
  Grade 10  
  Mrs. Amy Dressel A-Ha
  Ms. Johanna DeZurik He-Mi
  Mrs. Trina McHugh Mj-Z
     
  Grade 11  
  Mrs. Amy Dressel A-J
  Ms. Johanna DeZurik K-N
  Mrs. Trina McHugh O-Z
     
  Grade 12  
  Mrs. Amy Dressel A-Ha
  Ms. Johanna DeZurik He-L
  Mrs. Trina McHugh M-Z
     
     
  Mrs. Thea Davidson Grade 9 and School to Career
     
Counseling Clerical Assistant: Mrs. Rebecca Wallace Applications, Transcripts
    Phone # (860) 379-8525 x2506
    Fax # (860) 738-6207

The School Counseling department of Northwestern Regional is committed to the intellectual, emotional and social growth of all students. By guiding each student through his/her educational program, we seek to foster and facilitate the development of the student's potential.

SCHOOL COUNSELORS PERFORM FUNCTIONS RELATED TO:

  • academic counseling
  • personal counseling
  • post-secondary and career planning
  • monitoring of student educational process
  • standardized testing
  • consulting with staff and parents
  • emergencies or crises
  • records keeping
  • in-school and home-school communications

New students who are enrolling in our district should contact Rebecca Wallace, rwallace@nwr7.org, or call 860-379-8525, ext 2506 to begin the registration process.

Counselors strive to develop a personal educational plan for each student, based upon individual abilities, needs achievements and interests. We try to help students relate school to longer-range personal and career goals. In line with this, we provide information related to the job market, the military, technical schools and colleges.

Counselors are available to help students in adjusting socially to new situations, communicating better with parents or friends, dealing with personal problems and helping them make decisions. We are here to assist teachers and parents in helping their students to succeed by developing more in helping their students to succeed by developing more positive relationships and learning good study skills. We also encourage parents to contact us to assist you in your student's daily adjustments and challenges, as well as to consult with you regarding long-range educational planning.



SCHOOL COUNSELING RESOURCES

NAVIANCE
Planning for education after high school (requires password, contact your school counselor). Includes the following:

  • College Information
  • College Search
  • College Acceptance
  • Scattergrams
  • Upcoming College Visits
  • Local Scholarship Information
  • Links to Relevant Websites
  • Career Information
  • Personality Type Indicator: Do What You Are
  • Career Interest Profiler


CAREER CRUISING
Career planning information (requires password, contact your school counselor)

NCAA CLEARING HOUSE
Information for college athletics

COLLEGEBOARD
College information and college search engine

TRANSCRIPTS
Education Verification  Please fax your request together with a signed release, including date of graduation to 860.738.6207

Transcript Request (former students)  To request a copy of your transcript for yourself as a former student of NWR7, please email Rebecca Wallace, rwallace@nwr7.org or fax 860.738.6207

The following should be included in your request:

  • Name
  • Date of Birth
  • Year of Graduation or withdrawal
  • Name and address to send transcript

Unofficial transcripts can be released to the requestor.  Official transcripts can only be sent to colleges, universities, or employers, etc., upon your request.  Please click here for a form that can be submitted via fax, email, or US Mail.

SCHOLARSHIPS
Information for educational scholarships

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