Middle School Counseling

The focus of the Cohoes City School District’s Counseling Department is to provide a Developmental School Counseling Program consisting of a comprehensive plan of academic, career, and personal development. The program is an essential part of the total school program and supports the goals established for all students. 

Through a series of sequential and developmental activities, the counselor ensures that he/she is meaningfully involved with each student during each year of the middle school experience. In this way the student is in the best position to learn, plan, and make positive decisions with the ongoing support and assistance of a school counselor.

A team approach is necessary for the overall success of a comprehensive, developmental program that requires the involvement of parents, staff members, and community organizations. 

Helpful Career Links

Parent Resources

  • New York State Education Department Resources for Parents
  • Get Net Wise – Get Net Wise directs you to resources containing “Online Safety,” “Tools for Families,” “Reporting Trouble” and “Websites for Kids.”
  • Kids Health – A variety of useful information regarding issues affecting your children. Topics include: General health, emotions and behavior, growth and development, nutrition and fitness, medical problems, parenting, safety, etc.
  • Safe Kids – Safe Kids offers additional tips, advice and suggestions for both you and your children.

Homework Helpers

Preparing our students for success in tomorrow’s world.

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