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Counsellor Assignment 2017-2018

Student LastName Assigned Counsellor Extention Email Address
All Grade 9s Rhonda Pike 2014 rhonda.pike@ocdsb.ca
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
Admin Support Joanne McCallum 2011 joanne.mccallum@ocdsb.ca

UPDATE: STUDENTS: TO BOOK YOUR GUIDANCE APPOINTMENTS

If you would still like to make a course change for 2018-2019 please come to Guidance to make an appointment - LAST DAY TO MAKE CHANGES WILL BE MONDAY MAY 28TH UNTIL SEPTEMBER 2018. PLEASE REMEMBER: if you need to see your counsellor for something time sensitive, or for a personal matter, come to Guidance and see Ms McCallum.



  
      Heather Scott Thomas                     Sheri Eady                                  Rhonda Pike


You Can Book Me Instructions

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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