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To obtain a School Counselor position to help students with academic, social and personal and career issues and concerns. To meet as many people as possible in the School Counseling and Higher Education field, to broaden my knowledge and network. 


I am currently a School Counselor Intern at Conard High School. I plan to obtain my Masters Degree in School Counseling in May 2011.  I work at Manchester Community College as an Adjunct Professor and Academic Advising Assistant.  These two experiences allow me to help students transition into College and that is one of my biggest passions.  I have been an Academic Coach at Central Connecticut for two years now and I love the challenge of working with students who are on academic probation, have been referred to seek coaching assistance and students who self refer themselves.  I have learned many study skills and successful college habits that students need in order to be successful.  I plan to obtain a School Counselor position for the Fall of 2011.  I look forward to continuing to do gratifying work in the high school and college level. 


Jul 2008Present

Masters of Science Degree in Counseling

Central Connecticut State University

Work experience

Academic Coach / Lead Instructor

Central Connecticut State University

Taught students academic success strategies including, study skills techniques, time management, and learning styles to increase grade point averages and achieve academic good standing.Coached all students on academic, social and career needs to foster academic success by facilitating academic workshops and individual coaching sessions.

Adjunct Professor / Academic Advising Assistant

Manchester Community College

Teaching two English 066 Student Development courses for new incoming freshmen student, to help them learn how to be successful in college.Providing confidential advisement to a diverse population of students using a developmental model to ensure students’ academic and personal growth; in creating a meaningful educational plan, career decision making, curriculum choices, transfer questions and choosing challenging courses

Aug 2010Present

School Counselor Intern

Conard High School

·Developed and instructed five week developmental guidance lessons to freshman class

·Initiated Transition groups to help new students become connected to ConardHigh School

·Accountable for providing academic, social and career counseling to 9th through 12th graders

·Facilitated first-generation, college preparatorygroup to help at-risk students apply to college

·Advised POWER Club (Peers Offering Women Empowerment and Respect) to build self-esteem and awareness

·Connected at-risk students to mentors to promote academic success and personal well being

·Consulted with parents, teachers and administrators about students’ concerns

·Interpreted PPT’s, 504, Teacher Parent conferences and home visits for Spanish speaking families

·Testing coordinator: PSATs for Sophomore and Junior class, AP Examinations

·Facilitated Tobacco Education program to promote healthy choices and positive coping mechanisms