Admin

Student Services

Guidance

Counsellor Assignment 2017-2018


Student LastName

Assigned Counsellor

Extention

Email Address

A-K Grades 10-12

Heather Scott Thomas

2016

heather.scott.thomas@ocdsb.ca

L-Z Grades 10-12

Sheri Eady

2015

sheri.eady@ocdsb.ca

All Grade 9s

Rhonda Pike

2014

rhonda.pike@ocdsb.ca

Admin Support/Guidance Tech

Joanne McCallum

2011

joanne.mccallum@ocdsb.ca


If you would like to make an appointment to see your counsellor, please click the appropriate link below.

This is for students only, parents need to arrange appointments directly with counsellors or through Guidance.

 

Please remember if you need to see your counsellor for something time sensitive, come to Guidance and see Ms McCallum.


​Heather Scott Thomas Sheri Eady Rhonda Pike

The role of the Guidance staff is to help answer student questions and explore alternatives to educational, career and personal concerns. They are a source of assistance and information in the following areas.

Educational Counselling

  • selecting high school courses (many helpful resources here)

  • addressing timetable concerns

  • dealing with difficulties in learning, studying or organizing time

  • working with students, their parents and teachers to develop an educational plan

  • considering educational opportunities after high school

  • finding information on further education

  • completing the college or university application process

  • finding out about financial assistance and scholarships

Career Counselling

  • exploring possible career areas through the use of interest inventory surveys and print material

  • using work experience and job shadowing to further firsthand knowledge of the world of work

  • developing resumes and job search skills

Personal Counselling

  • learning more about yourself and others

  • dealing with personal concerns

  • talking over difficult situations and finding alternative solutions

  • referring to community services as required

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