School Counseling and Academic Advising

Our School Counselors serve to:
  • Help children in relationships with others, in self-understanding, to set goals and develop self-direction to reach those goals
  • Coordinate efforts on behalf of child among teachers, parents and other school and community personnel
  • Engage in consultations with students, parents and teachers by appointment through the Counseling Department
  • Facilitate outside referrals and community resources
  • Implement IOWA to students in grades 2-8, and CogAT to students in 2nd, 4th and 6th grades
  • Send transcripts, school records and scholarship applications on request
  • Teach social-emotional, academic, organizational techniques and study skills
  • Maintain an up to date list of tutors made available upon request
  • Complete Knott Scholarship applications for students in grades 4 and 8
  • Assist new students in transition to school and greater St. Mary’s community
  • Coordinate Career Day and Spelling Bee
  • Organize and implement school-wide PBIS programming

Our Middle School Academic Advisor serves to:
  • Complete all Grade 8 high school applications and transcript requests
  • Provide data for applications and enrollment
  • Actively monitor Power School
  • Communicate with students, parents and teachers regarding academic concerns
  • Coordinate exams and review sheets with individual teachers
  • Attend IEP meetings and complete paperwork for Catholic Accommodations Plans
  • Oversee all parent and teacher communications

Meet the Team- School Counselors

List of 3 members.

  • Mrs. Barbara Moulden 

    School Counselor K-4
  • Ms. Mitra Ghandeharizadeh 

    School Counselor 5-8
  • Mrs. Eleanor Manning 

    Middle School Academic Advisor
    Phone: 410-263-2869
St. Mary’s Parish, a Catholic congregation served by the Redemptorist Order, includes St. Mary’s Church and St. John Neumann Mission Church. St. Mary's Elementary and High School located in downtown Annapolis, Maryland, serve students in grades Kindergarten through 12. Anchored in faith, rooted in tradition, and committed to excellence, our programs build lifelong learners who are servant leaders.