School Counselor

Julie Phillips, M.Ed., NCC
School Counselor
Lowndes Academy
215 South Broad Street
Post Office Box 99
Lowndesboro, AL 36752
Phone: 334-278-3366
Fax: 334-278-4476
Email: counselor.lowndesacademy@gmail.com

Counseling Department
The Guidance and Counseling Program is comprehensive and is designed to meet the developmental needs of all Lowndes Academy students. Its purpose is to contribute to the success of student learning and overall planning.

Our program adheres to the National Standards for School Counseling Programs.

The Standards are based on providing success through activities designed to ensure students’ academic, career, and personal/social development.

The program is delivered through individual counseling, small group counseling, large group guidance, consultation, and coordination.

The Mission of the Counseling Department is as follows:
To support and encourage every student to make choices which will promote a positive transition into adulthood.

To advocate on behalf of each student according to individual needs and circumstances.

To encourage and support students as they set and meet goals that reflect high expectations for educational achievement.

Links:

ACT – http://www.act.org/content/act/en/products-and-services/the-act.html

FASFA – https://fafsa.ed.gov/

SAT – https://collegereadiness.collegeboard.org/sat

College Application, Scholarship and Financial Aid Guide Book – http://fairopportunityproject.com/book/guide.pdf

The Common Application – http://www.commonapp.org/

The 10 best sites to search for scholarships – http://college.usatoday.com/2016/01/06/best-scholarship-resources/

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