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Counseling

 Course Change Request Form-19/20

"Professional school counselors are leaders who advocate, collaborate, and facilitate individual and system change to ensure every student has the knowledge and skills necessary for academic success and personal growth." - Montgomery County Public Schools Student Counseling Services - Mission

Members of the Counseling Department at Silver Spring International Middle School work to help students be successful socially, emotionally and academically.

  • We work with students individually, in small groups and with entire classes of students.
  • We work with parents to help their children be more successful through consultations and conferences.
  • We provide teachers with support for their students by strategizing alternative approaches and facilitating educational management.

Staff

 Counseling 2018

Staff e-mail addresses and phone numbers are listed in the Staff Directory

  Richard Solomon       /uploadedImages/schools/ssims/departments/counseling/1Q01151.JPG   Elizabeth Becker

Richard Solomon
Richard_B_Solomon@mcpsmd.org
Resource Counselor,
6th Grade S-Z
7th Grade S-Z
6th-8th Grade ESOL Levels 1 and 2       


Alice Baker
Alice_E_Baker@mcpsmd.org
8th Grade A-N  

 

Elizabeth Becker
Elizabeth_G_Becker@mcpsmd.org
6th Grade A-R  

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 Manfreda     Karina Perez

Rosemaire Dapena
Rosemarie_Dapena@mcpsmd.org
7th Grade A-R  

 

Laurie Manfreda
Laura_H_Manfreda@mcpsmd.org
8th Grade O-Z  

 

Karina Perez
Karina_E_Perez@mcpsmd.org
Counseling Office Secretary and Registrar

 

 

  

  Course Bulletins Information

The 2018-2019 SSIMS and MCPS Course Bulletins are now available. These resources provide detailed information about course offerings:
SSIMS Bulletin:  https://docs.google.com/document/d/1bpXkKUFJBDMyVLR2-6Fix6D2s99Tl4HfhrNmW-lifiQ/edit?usp=sharing
MCPS Bulletin: https://www.montgomeryschoolsmd.org/uploadedFiles/curriculum/middleschool/2018-2019MiddleSchoolCourseBulletin.pdf.pdf 
 
Counseling Pamphlet 2018-2019 

If you need to make a change to your child's courses please fill out the attached form and return it to the counseling department.
 

Course Change Request 2018-2019

The Counseling Office is open Monday through Friday,7:45 a.m - 3:30 p.m.

Please call 240-740-2760 to schedule an appointment to discuss any concerns related to your child. Fax: 301-650-6429


To register/enroll your child, please provide the following:

  • Proof of residency (Copy of Current lease or Property Tax Bill)
  • Copy of child's birth certificate
  • Copy of child's immunization records
  • Photo of parent ID
  • Custody papers, if applicable
  • Name and contact information of previous school

School Transfer Packet should include these documents:

  • Copy of last report card
  • Withdrawal/clearance form
  • Health/immunization records
  • Copy of Indivizualized Education Plan (IEP) if student receives special education services
  • Copy of 504 Plan, if applicable
  • Name and contact information of previous school

 

Counseling Announcements

 

Career Day June 13

 

The counseling department is planning a Career Day for the 6th and 7th grade on June 13, 2019, from 9:45-11:35. Speakers are still needed. You can sign up by completing the following Google Form: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSf9fnYg8107WyvbyCh73Gp6c8qlvB_WxonLG2XnGPsqzhCMdg/viewform?usp=sf_link

 

Contact Richard Solomon, Resource Counslor with any questions: Richard_B_Solomon@mcpsmd.org , 240-740-2760.