Student Center

Welcome to the GAHS Student Center for School/Career Counseling

Our Guidance Department is committed to providing a comprehensive and developmental program that empowers all students to achieve success in and out of school by becoming life-long learners and productive citizens.

Our uniquely qualified school counselors work throughout the school year to address the developmental needs of all students through a child-centered, preventive and developmental approach that ensures all of our students benefit from the counseling program.


Addressing Three Areas of Student Development

Academic Development

  • Acquiring attitudes, knowledge and skills to support effective learning throughout life
  • Employing strategies to achieve school success
  • Understanding the relationship between academics and the world of work

Career Development
  • Acquiring skills, attitudes, and knowledge to make successful transitions from school to post-secondary training to the world of work
  • Employing strategies to achieve future career success and job satisfaction
  • Understanding of the relationship between personal qualities, education and the world of work
Personal/Social Development
  • Acquiring skills, attitudes, and knowledge that helps students understand and respect self and others
  • Acquiring effective interpersonal skills
  • Understanding safety and survival skills
  • Becoming contributing members of society

In addition, our school counseling and guidance program assists all students in:
  • Understanding self and developing a positive self-image
  • Showing respect for the feelings of others
  • Developing an awareness of and appreciations for cultural diversity
  • Understanding the decision-making process
  • Maintaining effective relationships with peers and adults
  • Developing skills for academic success
  • Understanding career choices and being prepared to make the transition to the world of work

Guidance Staff

Dan Barrett
(717) 597-3226 ext. 10523
dbarrett@gcasd.org

Jenniffer Everetts
(717) 597-3226 ext. 10522
jeveretts@gcasd.org

Pam Stockslager
Secretary
(717) 597-3226 ext. 10503
pstockslager@gcasd.org

Doug Benton
College Adviser
(717) 597-3226 ext. 10521
dbenton@gcasd.org

Student Center Fax
(717) 597-2130