2021-2022 Office Hours
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday 8:30-4:00
Wednesday, Friday 8:30-12:15
What does the school counselor do?
- Supports students social and emotional needs so that all students can be available for learning
- Provides individual, group and classroom lessons
- Meets with students to help solve conflicts
- Promotes social emotional learning, academic achievement, and career and college readiness
- Targets executive functioning skills (organization, time management, etc.), social skills, and emotional regulation
- Supports classroom teachers in developing classroom strategies that fit student needs
- Refers families to outside services for additional support
Classroom guidance lessons occur in each classroom as a weekly class lesson, to enrich the social emotional learning already taking place in the classrooms. Team B and C students are surveyed at the beginning of the year, so that curriculum can be tailored to the needs of the students.
Look below to see what each class is learning this year.
Skills Targeted in Team B
Career and School Connection
Skills Targeted in Team C
Knowing and Sticking to your Values
Social Pressure and Being Yourself
Laura Sorel, NCC
(860) 455-9409 x112
Mrs. Laura Sorel has been working with students in different capacities for the last 15 years. She earned her Master’s degree in Educational Psychology from The University of Connecticut and is a state and nationally certified counselor. She has a strong background in classroom guidance, data-driven practices, and behavior management. She enjoys sharing her creativity and passion for helping all students achieve success in a safe, encouraging and structured environment.