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    Welcome to Cedar Drive Middle School Guidance Department
     
       Mrs. Lauren Hums,  Guidance Counselor
    hums@coltsneckschools.org 
                                        
     
                                 Ms. Diana Gatti, Secretary to the Guidance Counselor
                                                                         Gatti@coltsneckschools.org                                              
                Kid President                                    
    As the school counselor for Cedar Drive Middle School, I will
    * provide individual and supportive group counseling
    * provide school-wide activities to promote a positive school climate and support character education 
     * communicate with parents and build collaborative partnerships
    * communicate with your child's teacher(s) and help in the development of educational strategies through the I&RS committee
    * help students develop a positive feeling about themselves and others
    * help students develop problem-solving techniques and coping skills
    * remind students to respect cultural and individual differences, which will foster the growth of our students
    * encourage all students to stand up for themselves and for others
         * encourage all students to make a positive difference in the world