Guidance Resources


UPHS GUIDANCE MISSION STATEMENT:

The Upper Perkiomen HS Counseling Program will foster an atmosphere to strengthen and prepare students to be independent and productive citizens in a diverse society. Students will possess the ability to maximize learning of academic, personal, social, and career skills as independent and creative individuals.

OUR VISION:

The students at Upper Perkiomen High School are high-achieving learners who transition to the adult world and are college/military/employment ready with an attainable postsecondary plan to meet the challenges and high expectations of the 21st Century.


ANNOUNCEMENTS:

Welcome back!! The School Counseling Department is excited to begin a successful 2018-19 school year!

Attention Juniors: The signup window for this year's PSAT has been extended to Tuesday, September 18th. If you wish to take the PSAT on October 10th, bring $21 (cash or check) to the School Counseling Office to reserve your spot. Remember, the deadline to sign up is Tuesday, September 18th.

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Please check our College/Career Planning page for test prep info

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The high school counseling department, based on student needs, facilitates and coordinates with community agencies to offer support groups that run on a six to eight week cycle throughout the school year. Topics may include mindfulness, coping strategies, study skills, social skills, self-esteem, new student transition, family dynamics, grief/loss, and smoking cessation.



Counseling Department Contact Info

Angela Traub, School Counselor, Last names A-G

B.S. in Elementary & Special Education, Millersville University
Secondary English Certification, PA
M.Ed. in Secondary School Counseling, Kutztown University
Junior Class Advisor
Speech & Debate Team Co-Advisor

Email: ATraub@upsd.org

Phone: 215-541-7120

John Gunning, School Counselor, Last Names H-N

B.A. Psychology, Arcadia University
M.A. School Counseling, Holy Family University

Email: JGunning@upsd.org

Phone: 215-541-7121

Leanne LeGendre, School Counselor, Last Names O-Z

B.S. Applied Psychology, Penn State University
M.S. Secondary School Counseling, Villanova University
Middle School Tutoring Club Co-Advisor

Email: LLeGendre@upsd.org

Phone: 215-541-7122

Kimberly Kelly, School Counselor, Last Names A-Z

B.A. Child Family Studies, Albright College
M.A. Counseling Psychology, Immaculata University
Secondary School Counselor Certification
Licensed Professional Counselor
SAGA (Sexual and Gender Acceptance) Co-Advisor

Email: KKelly@upsd.org

Phone: 215-541-7127

Carol Bedford, School Counseling Department Administrative Assistant

Email: CBedford@upsd.org

Phone: 215-541-7132