• Student Support Services

  • Dept phone: (617) 466-5017
    Dept fax: (617) 889-7518
    Clerk: Doris Romano

    The mission of the Chelsea High School Counseling Program is to provide a comprehensive, data-driven, developmental counseling program that addresses the academic, career and personal/social development of all students. School counselors are professional school advocates who provide support to maximize student potential and academic achievement. School counselors collaborate with other educators, parents, guardians, and community resources in order to ensure that all students, including English language learners and students with disabilities, have access to the knowledge and skills necessary to be productive and empowered members of society. School counselors at Chelsea High School provide the following services to students:

    Academic Development

    • Advise students academically
    • Refer students for tutoring and academic support services
    • Develop academic plans by establishing personal goals and developing future plans
    • Create student schedules and ensure that students are meeting graduation requirements

    Postsecondary Planning

    • Plan for postsecondary transitions
    • Provide college and career counseling services
    • Assist students with college applications and financial aid processes and scholarship opportunities
    • Provide students with alternative postsecondary options and planning

    Social and Emotional Development

    • Provide social/emotional counseling services and make internal referrals
    • Collaborate with team members to support students
    • Facilitate intervention groups and classroom lessons to meet student needs

    Family and Community Engagement

    • Facilitate parent nights to support with financial aid and postsecondary transition planning
    • Enroll new students and orient them to Chelsea High School
    • Collaborate with community resources to ensure wraparound supports
    • Provide ongoing communication with families in regards to progress in all domains