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South High School

Guidance

South High School Guidance Contact Information

Jacquelin Allen - Assistant Principal – (516)-791-0312
 
 

Meet Your South High School Counselors

 

Vincent Baio - South High School

Senior High Counselor – Grades 9-12
Bachelor’s Degree – SUNY Albany
Master’s Degree - CUNY Brooklyn

As a school counselor, I want all of my students to feel cared for, valued, and understood. My role is to support students’ holistic development to reach their fullest potential.
 

Jeanne Battaglia - South High School

Junior High Counselor - Grades 7- 9
Bachelor’s Degree in Advertising - Towson University
Master’s in School Counseling - C. W. Post Long Island University

I help the students set academic goals and take steps to reach them. I lend social and emotional support, essential for each student to be their “best self”. I enjoy working with the students very much and bringing them to their full potential.

 

Karen Cooney - South High School

SSenior High Counselor - Grades 9-12
Bachelor's Degree- CUNY Queens College
Master's Degree in Mental Health Counseling and certification in School Counseling- Long Island
University C. W. Post Campus

My goals as a guidance counselor are to provide students with the resources and tools to meet success academically, socially, and emotionally. I truly enjoy assisting students in creating goals for themselves to achieve! I feel very fortunate to work within the Valley Stream community as a counselor and a coach.

 

Phil Corsentino - South High School

Senior High Counselor - Grades 9-12
Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing - Long Island University C. W. Post campus
Master’s Degree in School Counseling - Long Island University C. W. Post campus

My counseling philosophy is to help my students set appropriate educational goals, form a career identity and plan for the future and help each student find the college that will best suit them. I will always help students strive to become everything they are capable of becoming.

 

Melissa Keegan - South High School

Junior High Counselor - Grades 7-9
Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology - Hofstra University
Master’s Degree in Counselor Education – Hofstra University

I truly love working as a school counselor and feel so fortunate to have the opportunity to work with students every day. My goal is to provide students with the necessary resources and support to allow them to achieve their own individual success. My philosophy is that all students are unique and need to be treated as such. I will always strive to help each student reach their greatest potential.


 

Tuesday, September 21, 2021