Guidance & Counseling

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  • ***Due to the COVID-19 virus, the SARD dinner scheduled for May 21st has been CANCELLED.

    Guidance & Counseling Services provides high quality, individual and group counseling, coordination and consultation of educational services to all students.


    Guidance & Counseling Services works collaboratively with parents, faculty, community, business and industry to enable every student, regardless of individual differences, to acquire the self- knowledge, educational, occupational and career development competencies necessary to be prepared to succeed and meet the challenges of an ever changing society.


    BPS Guidance & Counseling Supports for Students & Families:

    • Social and Emotional Counseling
    • Academic Advisement
    • Individual or Small Group Counseling
    • Case Management
    • Middle School to High School Placement Assistance
    • Classroom and Group Activities
    • Crisis Counseling
    • Conflict Resolution
    • Positive Behavior Supports
    • College and Career Readiness Counseling
    • Career Exploration
    • College and Career Fairs

  • Protecting our Students


  • Child Abduction Prevention

    The Buffalo Public Schools is committed to child safety.  Our schools are taking a proactive role by providing the Kidsmartz Curriculum to students.  Kidsmartz is a child safety program that empowers students in grades K-5 to practice safer behaviors and educates families about preventing abduction.  The following link offers resources to help parents, caregivers and teachers protect their children and reinforces the practice of safer behaviors:


    On-Line Safety

    The Buffalo Public Schools is committed to teaching children about on-line safety.  Schools will be using the NetSmartz Workshop, an educational program that teaches children ages 5-17 about online safety and digital citizenship.  Parents, caregivers and teachers can find free resources to help children become responsible digital citizens by going to the following link:


  • Contact Us

    Where are We?
    Map & Directions

    427 City Hall

    Buffalo, NY 14202

    Phone & Fax

    P: 716-816-3702

    F: 716-851-3259


  • Meet the Staff

    Martha Younger

    Ann Collesano

    Anna Kleyman