Guidance Department

The Briscoe Guidance Department is available to all Briscoe students, staff, and families.

The Briscoe Middle School Guidance Department's Mission is to establish relationships to inspire each student to identify and pursue academic, personal/social, and career goals.


Guidance Services include:

  • Individual Counseling
  • Group Counseling
  • Parent/Teachers Meetings
  • Course Scheduling
  • High School Application Assistance
  • Academic Counseling
  • Classroom Guidance
  • Test Result Interpretation
  • Transition Services
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Referrals to Outside Agencies
  • Career Counseling and Exploration



Guidance Staff

Grade 6
Mrs. Kara Sotirakopoulos
tel: 978-921-6103 x221
ksotirakopoulos@beverlyschools.org

Grade 7

Mrs. Jo-Anne Fortunato
tel: 978-921-6103 x270
jfortunato@beverlyschools.org


Grade 8
Mr. Michael Houlihan
tel: 978-921-6103 x271
mhoulihan@beverlyschools.org



Adjustment Counselor
Mrs. Raechel Blinderman
tel: 978-921-6103 x214
rblinderman@beverlyschools.org

Gr 8 School Adjustment Counselor
Mrs. Heather Matulewicz
tel: 978-921-6103 x150

Student Assistance Counselor
Ms. Jessie Palm
jpalm@beverlyschools.org



Websites for Families

Grief & Loss

Stress

Websites for Teens