Counseling Office


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    Counselors are still here for you during E-Learning!  See below for our caseloads and contact information.  

    Counselor Name


    Contact Information

    Kenneth Barrett

    9th Grade Students

    (not in AVID, IB or ESOL) or
    Google Text: (301) 615-4118

    Katlyn Falls

    10th – 12th Grade Last Names F-I

    & All ESOL Students or
    Google Text: ‪(410) 541-6344

    Inez Ford

    10th – 12th Grade Last Names J-Ri or
    Google Text: (301) 744-9938

    Erik Hansen

    All AVID Students or
    Google Text: (443) 216-9022

    Katherine Hanna

    10th – 12th Grade Last Names Ro-Z or
    Google Text: (920) 666-1426

    Carrie Klimes

    All IB Students or
    Google Text: (301) 744-9809

    Colleen Tapscott

    10th – 12th Grade Last Names A-E  or
    Google Text: (410) 929-6064


    Local Resources for Group or Individual Counseling

    Chesapeake Life Center (Group and Individual Grief Counseling, plus online resources):


    Baltimore Washington Counseling Center (Located on Vetran’s Highway, but seeing clients online now)


    Anne Arundel System of Care:

    Call Systems of Care Monday through Friday between 8:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. to receive one-to-one assistance and support over the telephone. Information and referral specialists are available to help callers find local resources including mental health services, food, housing, utilities, crisis or emergency services, mentoring, parent training and education, eligibility screening for benefits and much, much more. 1-800-485-0041


    Crisis Response in Anne Arundel County:      

    Crisis Warmline: 410-768-5522  (24 hours a day, 7 days a week)



    Juniors & Seniors, are you interested in taking a college class at AACC while still in high school?

    You need to bring a specific form to AACC to register. Print yours and email it to your counselor to sign! AACC will now only accept this version of the form.

    CLICK THIS to begin.

    Further directions below. ​​​​​​​

    MORE INFO HERE​​​​​​​

    Work Permits

    Schools no longer the issue Work Permits. Click Work Permit Change to find more information about how to apply for one online.

    Click here for instructions and application.


    College Representatives

    We are now using RepVisits through Naviance to schedule our college visits.  We look forward to having you come meet our students, so please log on and pick a time to visit!



    Counseling Department Brochure
    Local Counseling Resources _ Counselor Contact.pdf
    Printing a PrePopulated ECAP Form.pdf







  • Mr. Kenneth Barrett
    School Counselor ‑ 9th Grade

    Mrs. Joann Degreenia
    Secretary ‑ Guidance

    Mrs. Katlyn Falls
    School Counselor Dept. Chair ‑ 10th‑12th Grade (F‑I) & All ESOL Students

    Ms. Inez Ford
    School Counselor ((10th-12th; (J-Ri) 

    Ms. Katherine Hanna
    Guidance Counselor (10th‑12th; Ro‑Z)

    Mr. Erik Hansen
    School Counselor ‑ AVID Students

    Ms. Carrie Klimes
    Guidance Counselor ‑ MYP/IB Students

    Mrs. Colleen Tapscott
    School Counselor (10th‑12th; (A‑E)