Grades 9-12

Welcome BCSVA High Schoolers!

I look forward to getting to know you in the 2021-2022 school year! Throughout the year, I will be meeting with students in Small Groups, by Grade level, or One-on-One via Zoom. Use my Contact Page to connect with me!


During Grades 9-12, School Counseling focuses on managing transitions and preparing for the future:

A. Managing successful transitions into high school, with academic and social supports.

B. Setting goals for high school, mapping a 4-year course plan to graduation, and tackling additional responsibilities and challenges.

C. Exploring career and college options, and planning for next-steps. 

D. Social - Emotional Learning: focusing on the core competencies of: self-awareness, responsible decision-making, social awareness, relationship skills, and self-management.


On-line Tools for Virtual Academy High School Students:

Naviance  by Hobsons - This comprehensive College, Career, and Life Readiness  platform enables self-discoverycareer explorationacademic planning, and college preparation. All 8th - 12th grade students in Buncombe County Schools have their own Naviance accounts. Students: We will be using Naviance a lot!

My Plan - Tools for 4-year planning can be found on the Buncombe County Schools' Student Services Website. Questions about Financial Aid? Scholarships? ACT/SAT? The answers to many of your questions can be found here!