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Counseling Department

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  Staff 

 

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  • Raolat Agbedina — Resource Counselor/7th Grade Counselor
  • Terrence Purdie —  8th Grade Counselor
  • Ashley Haddad - 6th Grade Counselor
  • Joanne Rosenblatt — Counseling Secretary/Registrar

                                               

 Mission 

 The counselors at Lee Middle School envision a department that believes all students can be successful with the proper support and education, regardless of his or her background. Counselors will empower students to use their unique personalities, abilities, and values to achieve their fullest potential as they navigate toward a fulfilling and productive future.

  

 Counseling Services 

 

  •  Academic and Career Planning 
  • Individual and Group Counseling  
  • Problem Solving, Prevention, and Crisis Intervention 
  • Consultation with teachers and staff 
  • Mediation between students, student/parent, student/staff 
  • Scheduling 
  • Referrals to community agencies and private practitioners 
  • Student advocate 
  • Conferences 
  • Student Services Management Team Facilitator and Member 
  • Edline account services   

 

 

Guidance Curriculum (Lessons): 

Motivational Mondays: school wide lessons delivered every Monday during PRIDE. The theme for each month focuses on Social Emotional Learning (SEL),

10 Characteristics of a Successful Middle School Student (MSIF) and/or topics relevant to specific student requests/needs. 

AVID Program: Weekly lessons focusing on career development, student service learning, and high school choice.

College and Career Readiness: school wide lessons and activities on college and career preparedness in middle school and resources available for students

High School Choice: Lessons delivered to the 8th grade about the high school choice process.

  

 Contacting Counselors:  collaboration

    How can STUDENTS meet with their counselor? 

 Students can see their counselor via a self-referral, parental request, and/or teacher or administrative referral. If the counselor is unavailable, the student can fill out an appointment request form and leave it with the counseling secretary, Mrs. Rosenblatt. Sessions may be held on regular basis or as needed.

      

 How can PARENTS meet with counselors?

 Please call the counseling department at 301-649-8107 between the hours of 7:45 am and 3:15 pm to arrange an appointment, or email the counselor directly (see Staff Directory). To meet with an individual teacher, please call the main office at 301-649-8100 and leave a message. You may also email teachers through Edline.   Edline Parent Account Activation      Edline Manual Parent Guide   

We are here for you! together

      We look forward to assisting you and your child. Middle school is an exciting yet challenging time for students, their parents, and teachers. As students in graders 6-8 navigate through the stressor of middle school life, Lee MS counselors are here to help them balance their needs within the school setting. The counselors will use counseling techniques that aid students with discovering talents, increasing competence, and expanding their academic, career, and personal horizons. The counseling department stresses development in there major areas: academic achievement, career and decision-making, and personal/social development.   

 

 

 For more information, below is our contact information: 

 Col. E. Brooke Lee Middle School

 11800 Monticello Avenue

 Silver Spring, Maryland 20902

  

Mrs. Joanne Rosenblatt

 Registrar/Counseling Secretary

 301-649-8107

 

 Community Resources 

Lee MS has partnered with the following community agencies and services to better serve out students’ needs. 

Advanced Behavioral Health and Behavioral Health Partners (In-School Service) 

Website: www.sussalpi.com

Phone Number: 301-345-1022

 

Excel Beyond the Better (After School Service)

Website: www.excelbeyondthebell.org

Phone Number: 301-649-8100

 

Hospice Caring, Inc.

Email: hospice@hospicecaring.org 

Phone Number: 301-869-4673

 

Kennedy Project-George B. Thomas Learning Center at Kennedy High School (In-School Service)

   Email: Dollie_D_Wallace@mcpsmd.org

  Phone Number: 301-929-2100

 

Kensington Wheaton Youth Services-Mental Health Association of Montgomery County

   Website: www.mhamc.org/html/pages/services 

   Phone Number: 301-933-2818

 

Montgomery County Collaboration Council for Children, Youth, and Families

   Email: info@collaborationcouncil.org

   Phone Number: 301-610-0147

 

24 Hour Crisis Center

   Website: www.montgomerycountymd.gov/hhs/programindex/crisisservicesindex.html 

   Phone Number: 240-777-4000

 EDLINE  

Students  use  Edline    to check   grades, missing assignments etc.   If you need  an  Edline account or you've forgotten your password,  please see Ms. Scribner, in  the Counseling Office,  for assistance.           

  Edline Information for Parents: 

 Edline Parent Account Activation         Edline Manual Parent Guide        

 

 

  

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