Counselor

Dr. Rossi is the Guidance Counselor for all students at SciTech High School grades 9-12

srossi@hbgsd.us                     717-703-1903(p)                                 717-703-1915(f)

School Profile 2014- 2015

SciTech High School
215 Market Street
Harrisburg, PA 17101
CEEB:391650
 

The following services can be provided by your guidance counselor:

Academic Services

  • Enrollment and course scheduling for students
  • Orientation/registration for new students and 9th graders
  • Academic course planning selection, and scheduling changes
  • Process Vo-Tech applications
  • Facilitate and/or interpret all types of testing (i.e., PSSA, PSAT, SAT, ASV, AB, Advanced Placement)
  • Assist with the IEP process for special needs students through referrals for testing and evaluation
  • Process grades and credits towards graduation
  • Keep cumulative and permanent student records updated
  • Send transcripts to post-secondary institutions and employers
  • Communicate academic progress with students, staff, and parents via quarterly progress reports and reports cards
  • Arrange and conduct parent/teacher conferences and serve as a liaison between students,parents, and staff
  • Maintain a web page for current guidance information
  • Post information on summer programs available to high school students

Personal And Social Services

  • Serve as members of the High School Student Assistance Team
  • Conduct individual or group counseling
  • Counsel students with personal, mental health and substance abuse concerns
  • Make referrals to agencies such as Mental Health and Children & Youth for students in crisis need

Career Development

  • Assist students with course selection and planning related to their career goals
  • Administrator and Interpret an interest inventory for career research and serve as a resource to students and faculty advisors
  • Schedule visits from college, technical schools,and military representatives
  • Assist students with career related needs such as shadowing and college visits
  • Coordinate the student application process for colleges and post secondary training
  • Host Financial Aid Information night for parents
 
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