Mission Statement

The mission of the NWSA Student Services Department is to deliver a comprehensive, developmental counseling program that addresses the academic, career, and personal/social needs of all students. Through partnership with students, parents, educators, and the community, NWSA Counselors facilitate support systems to ensure that all students are academically and socially prepared to become healthy and productive members of the global community.

The services we provide include:

Academic Development
  • Classroom guidance activities
  • Academic advisement for course selection and career planning
  • Counseling students with academic needs
  • Consultation with parents and teachers for academic success

Career Development

  • Career guidance activities
  • Assistance with college application process
  • Assistance with scholarship search
  • Parent workshops and information sessions

Personal/Social Development

  • Individual Counseling
  • Consultation with parents and teachers
  • Crisis intervention
  • Referrals to community resources
  • Transition support for new students

STUDENT SERVICES TEAM

Counselors

James French
HS Department Chair
HS students A – L
8th Grade A - G

Angela Brown
HS students M – Z
8th Grade P – Z

LaTonya Washington
MS Department Chair
6th & 7th Grades
8th Grade H - O

Patricia O'Boyle
Career Development Coordinator
CTE Instructional Management Coordiator

SUPPORT STAFF

Lorraine Earley
Secretary

Frank Prevatt
School Psychologist

Becky Warren
Registrar

Sherri Andrews
Attendance Secretary

Susannah Stone-Gill
School Nurse

Students wishing to see their counselor should come to the Student Services office to request an appointment. Parents wishing to meet with their student's counselor should call or email to request an appointment.