Welcome to the Emmet Belknap Guidance Office

  • Counseling services are offered confidentially on an as needed basis.We encourage students who are experiencing conflict to feel comfortable seeking assistance through the Guidance Office.

    GUIDANCE OFFICE SERVICES

    ACADEMIC / EDUCATIONAL
    - Standardized testing
    - Scheduling and facilitating parent/team conferences
    - Homework requests due to illness (2 day minimum absence)
    - Academic and career planning
    - Maintenance and transfer of student records
    - Referrals to agencies
    - Processing carrier permits

    COUNSELING
    - Personal/individual and small group counseling
    - Conflict resolution
    - Relationship and grief counseling
    - Family concerns and issues
    - Crisis counseling
    - Discipline intervention relating to attendance and classroom issues

    SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGIST SERVICES
    - Complete psycho-educational evaluations to determine the presence of an educationally-handicapping condition and make recommendations to the Lockport City School District's Committee on SPecial Education in order to determine appropriate services.
    - Monitor the academic and behavioral progress of students receiving special education services through consultation with parents, students and teachers, as well as formal testing.