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Glen Meadow Middle School Counseling Department


The School Counseling Department is a support system to help your child negotiate the middle school years, a time of great physical, mental, and emotional change.  School counselors are an integral part of the total school program and they help to coordinate the efforts of students, parents, administrators, faculty and specialists.

Request a Meeting with your Counselor

Contact us:

Alexis Pisco     6th Grade Counselor   973-764-4759

Lindsay McAloney  7th Grade Counselor   973-764-5888

Carol Gonzalez  8th Grade Counselor    973-764-4625



School Counseling Services

NJ Department of Education – Working Papers

Academic Support Programs

High School Planning

8th grade students will meet with their counselor to discuss the requirements of high school, review electives, and plan for their transition into the next chapter of their academic careers.

Johns Hopkins Program for Talented Youth

Qualifying students will be invited to participate in the Johns Hopkins Program for Talented Youth which provides access to early SAT testing, summer enrichment courses and scholarship and internship opportunities.

Social Support Programs

Conflict Resolution

Counselors can provide mediation between students and assist in conflict resolution.

Emotional Support Programs

Individual Counseling

Individual counseling will be provided, as needed, based on student, parent or teacher request.

Resources & Referrals

Counselors can provide multiple resources for additional support, academically, socially, or emotionally.

Parent Support Programs

Informational Nights

Periodic informational nights for parents presented by our School Counseling Department. Topics will vary based on the needs of the community.

Additional Resources

Your child’s school counselor is his or her number one advocate within the school. Please feel free to contact us and we will do our best to get you the answers you need.

Upcoming Events

June 2023

Monday June 12

5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
21st CCLC Family Night
6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
VTSD GATE Showcase at GM

Tuesday June 13

All Day
GM - 6th Grade Field Day

Wednesday June 14

9:45 am – 10:45 am
GM SCA Meeting (tentative)

Thursday June 15

12:30 pm
GM Early Dismissal

Friday June 16

12:30 pm
GM Early Dismissal
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
GM 8th Grade Dance

Tuesday June 20

12:30 pm
GM Early Dismissal
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