Guidance Resources

Welcome to the UPHS Website for School Counseling 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:

The School Counseling Department wishes everyone a safe and happy summer!

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Assistance

Mental Health/Substance Abuse/Emotional Support

Resource guide from the Institute for Safe Families:

Montgomery County Children's Crisis Support 1-888-435-7414

This is a crisis service operating 24 hours each day, 7 days a week. If a child residing in Montgomery County is experiencing a crisis, there is always someone to talk to for support, and also a mobile crisis team available to assist in the home.

Berks County Crisis Support 610-236-0530

This is the crisis number at Service Access & Management (Reading). This service can be called for children residing in Berks County. There is a hotline for phone support, as well as a mobile crisis team available to come out to the home.

Alcohol, Drug Abuse Helpline 1-800-234-0420

Brain Injury Support Groups -- Click here for more info


Offers discussion of effective strategies and resources available to deal with school-based bullying. Messages can be left 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and will be returned MondayFriday during normal business hours.

Center for Loss and Bereavement -- 610-222-4110 Located in Skippack, PA


It Gets Better -- For LGBT youth to find help and guidance when dealing with specific issues like bullying and contemplating suicide.


Pennsylvania Substance Abuse Information Center 1-800-582-7746

Suicide Hotline 610-279-6100

Teen Talkline Montgomery County 1-866-825-5856 text line: 215-703-8411

Talkline Berks County 1-800-472-8255

Substance Abuse Resources -- From the PA Department of Drug & Alcohol Programs

Transcripts and School Profile

Alumni Transcript Request Form

School Profile 2017 - 2018 - Coming Soon

Montgomery County Community College Dual Enrollment Instructions

Simple Steps To Register ONLINE for

Dual Credit courses taken at your high school

  • 1)Apply Online. If this is the first time you are taking a college course with MCCC, please complete the FREE online dual enrollment application at www.mc3.edu/deap. If you have taken college courses at MCCC, go to Step 2.
  • a)Be sure to enter your name as it appears on your birth certificate (no nicknames).
  • b)If you do not know your social security number, please check with your parent/guardian as this is a required field in the application.
  • 2)Get your MCCC ID number. Go to www.mc3.edu/idfind to find out your MCCC ID number. You will need your MCCC ID number to complete the online dual enrollment registration form next.
  • 3)Submit the Dual Credit Registration/Release Form Online. Go to www.mc3.edu/dereg to complete the online dual credit registration. Note: You will need to list your parent’s name, phone number, and email address to complete your online registration.
  • a)Complete the student information portion of the online Dual Credit Registration/Release Form.
  • b)Select your high school, and then select the dual credit course(s) you are taking at your high school.
  • c)Enter your electronic signature on the form and hit submit.
  • 4)Ask your parent/guardian to complete the Parent Permission/Release Form online. Your parent/guardian will be emailed a link to this form. Please contact the Help Desk at 215-641-6495 or helpdesk@mc3.edu if you have not received the parent release form within one hour of submitting the dual credit registration form. Your registration cannot be processed unless this form is completed so please make sure your parent/guardian completes this as soon as possible.
  • 5)Look for your Invoice. Once your parent enters an electronic signature and submits the registration/release form, your form will be processed. MCCC will mail an invoice to your home. Please pay attention to the due date on the invoice to make sure you pay on time. Do not bring money to school.
  • 6)If you need to drop or withdraw from the class, you must submit the proper paperwork to MCCC by the deadline. The form is available at www.mc3.edu/dual-enroll

Optional: Students may grant electronic access to their educational records (e.g.: student class schedule, billing information, and grades) to their parents or other individuals through the use of the Proxy Account Access system. Please go to www.mc3.edu/proxy for more information on how to configure and use this system.

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