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Office of Guidance and Counseling


Mission/Goals

The Office of Guidance & Counseling supports and assists professional school counselors, career guidance counselors, school psychologists, and school social workers and supervises counseling curriculum in New Hampshire. In addition, this office seeks and disseminates information on promising and effective practices in the areas of professional school counseling, as well as assisting schools and districts to develop both comprehensive guidance & counseling programs and effective career guidance programs that support and sustain high standards for all students.

The Guidance and Counseling Office leads and participates in the development of policies and documents that support the work of professional school counselors and psychologists and increase the coordination of educational efforts. Through collaboration with the New Hampshire Association of School Psychologists, the School Counselors Association, and the New Hampshire Guidance Directors Association, this office provides professional development and informs development of school counseling programs and state policy.

Advanced Placement Initiative New Hampshire Associations and Contact Information
Competency-Based Assessment and Extended Learning Opportunities
For information on these topics and recent initiatives, please see High School Redesign
The New Hampshire Career Development Curriculum Framework
(contains the School Guidance & Counseling standards)
Frequently Asked Questions New Hampshire Comprehensive Guidance and Counseling Model
Measuring Aspirations and Participation
NH High School Senior Survey
New Hampshire School Rules for School Counseling/Guidance
  New Hampshire School Rules for School Psychology

Mariane Gfroerer
Office of Guidance & Psychology
(603) 271-6691
Mariane.Gfroerer@doe.nh.gov

New Hampshire Department of Education
101 Pleasant Street | Concord, NH | 03301-3494
Telephone: (603) 271-3494 | TDD Access: Relay NH 711