Certified School Counselor, K-12 PA/MD Certified School Judicial Hearing Officer Specializing in college & career readiness, support for youth & adolescents
Working creatively and collaboratively to facilitate practical solutions for meaningful Instruction for at risk and medically fragile students is Emily’s passion. She provides support and advocacy for children and adolescents' academic, career and personal-social and emotional development. Emily believes that supporting student learning and career planning with families is essential to the future success of a student and that solid academic planning for every student that meets their specific individual needs is the foundation of future professional confidence.
Emily believes that transparent and equitable access to school and community resources is critical and works to link students and families to programs and supports that best meet their needs. Through identifying and amplifying each student's strengths Emily believes all learners can be better supported to address concerns with social development and addresses anxiety related to school attendance.
Emily has a master's degree in education and school counseling from McDaniel College and is dual certified in both Maryland and Pennsylvania. She has served full time, as a special education teacher, K-12 school counselor and student services administrator in the public school system since 2005.
Emily is available for telehealth appointments only.