Guidance & Counseling Services Department

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VISION

As educational leaders, BPS School Counselors are committed to developing cooperative relationships and providing students and families with research-based supports that result in academic achievement, college and career preparedness, and personal/social wellness.

MISSION

BPS School Counselors empower academic, career, and social/emotional development of all students through the implementation of a comprehensive program designed to adhere to the NYS Department of Education regulations (Part 100.2). Counselors are advocates for equity, access, and accountability and promote school environments that foster in all students a sense of belonging and a love of learning.

As members of the educational team, School Counselors coordinate a preventative and responsive continuum of care. Within this framework, School Counselors lead, collaborate, advocate, and partner with community stakeholders including students, families, educators, and agencies.

BPS School Counselors are committed to developing cooperative relationships and providing students and families with research-based supports that result in academic achievement, college and career preparedness, and personal/social wellness.

Meet the Team!

Teena Jones
Assistant Superintendent of Student Support Services

Allison Newman
Director of Guidance & Counseling

Anna Kleyman
Elementary Coordinator

Meghan Mercurio
Secondary Coordinator 

Manuel Romero
Administrative Secretary

Jennifer Santiago
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Jada Archie
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