Welcome

Welcome to Hillside's Guidance Department page! 

We're glad you're here.
 
 Our mission is to be an advocate for students by helping them with their educational, social and emotional, and career needs. 
 
 
 "Go confidently in the direction of your dreams! Live the life you imagined!"  Henry David Thoreau, U.S. Author, 1817-1862
 
 
 
Students can meet with us between 7:30 am and 8:00 am (before school), during their lunch and activity periods, and other times with teacher permission.
 
Parents can call us anytime to:
     discuss concerns,
     provide information about their child or child's life in or outside school, 
     set up parent conferences with us or with teachers,
     discuss learning progress and problems,
     discuss standardized test scores, 
     ask us to meet with their child.
 
 
 
Grade 5 Counselor 
Kathleen Zacharais, MAT, MEd.
phone: 440-885-8450 (Confidential voice mail)
 
 
Grade 6 and Grade 7 Counselor 
Kasey Kellem, MEd, EdS.
Grade 6 and Grade 7 Counselor
phone: 440-888-8451 (Confidential voice mail)
 
 
Home Liason
Kelly VanDershagen, MSSA, LISW
phone:  440-885-8378  (Confidential voice mail) 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
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