Senior High Guidance Department » Mrs. Amy Spangler, Senior High Counselor

Mrs. Amy Spangler, Senior High Counselor

Amy Spangler
Educational Background
Master of Science in Counselor Education
McDaniel College
Westminster, MD 
Bachelor of Arts - English ( Secondary Certification)
Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania
Shippensburg, PA
Employment History
August 2008-Present
Counselor - Grades 9-12
Windber Area High School
Windber, PA  15963 
November 2005-August 2008
Counselor - Grades 7-12
Ferndale Area School District
Johnstown, PA 15905
August 2001-June 2004
6th Grade Counselor/Student Support Teacher
Monocacy Middle School
Frederick, MD 21702
August 1994 - June 2001
7th/8th Grade Language Arts Teacher
Monocacy Middle School
Frederick, MD 21702
Counseling Responsibilities
Individual Counseling
Group Counseling
Student Assistance Program - Team Member
Dual Enrollment - School Contact
Challenge Program - School Contact
Job Shadowing - School Contact
Class Scheduling
Coordinate Team Conferences
Organize visitations by college/military/employment representatives
Maintenance of Cumulative Folders
Conflict Resolution
Transcript Requests
Financial Aid Information
Future Career Information - Post-Secondary, Military, Work
Scholarship Information
Credit Recovery
New Student Orientation
Greater Johnstown Career & Technology Liason
Interest Inventories
Senior Guidance Class
Required as one of the four Core Plus More classes for Seniors 
.25 Credit
Guidance Class Objectives
  • Students will use past experiences and personality styles to evaluate their goals and plan for their final year.
  • Students will define their goals and prepare for next year’s challenges.
  • Students will focus on their college search and learn special application procedures.
  • Students will prepare their applications and track important deadlines.
  • Students will learn how to build confidence in their ability to communicate effectively.
  • Students will recognize the importance of financial planning and learn how to make education affordable.
  • Students will find productive ways to channel their energy as they wait for news from colleges/military/employment.
  • Students will prepare for next year’s adventure and enjoy their last year of high school.
  • Students will recognize the value of education and learn ways they can personalize their experience.
  • Students will find ways to balance activities to make the most of their school experience and manage their transition into employment/military/college.
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