CCA employs a K-12 School Counselor. Our School Counselor wears many hats but is ultimately a resource to our students, families and faculty. The Guidance Office is always a busy place providing the following services:

STUDENT COUNSELING (K-12)

– Provide short-term individual counseling
– Facilitate small group mediation for students

COLLEGE ADVISING (Gr. 9-12)

– Organize college visits, college fairs and the college fair field trip
– Work with students one-on-one through the college application process
– Host a college night for HS juniors and their family
– Provide individual recommendation letters for seniors

SCHEDULING/PLANNING (K-12)

– Schedule all students into classrooms and courses
– Help students select courses and create academic plan
– Help students ensure that all graduation requirements are met

TESTING/ACADEMICS (K-12)

– Coordinate testing for:
– IOWA exams in K-3 & 5-6
– SSAT exam in 7th grade
– NYS Testing in 4th and 8th
– PSAT exams in 10th & 11th
– New York State Regents exams in HS
– Coordinate AP Testing
– Work with students on course recovery options should students need to make up a course or retake an exam
– Supervise Academic Prefects and the Peer Tutoring Program (link to Prefects page)

RECORD KEEPING (K-12)

– Process Transcripts and Records (link to Request Transcripts on Alumni page)
– Generate Student Report Cards