From Guidance: New Guidance/College and Career Counselor

I am pleased to announce that Kathleen Sabet has accepted our offer to become our new (.5) Guidance Counselor and (.5) College and Career Counselor.

Kathy and her husband will be moving back to Massachusetts after relocating to California in 2012. Kathy has more than 15 years of experience in secondary schools and college settings, most recently as a guidance and college counselor at Calabasas High School. Prior to working in California, Kathy was a school counselor at Westborough and Sharon HS; Career Counselor at Bridgewater State University; Asst. Dir. of Recruiting/Career Counselor at Babson Graduate School of Management; and Asst. Dir. of Admissions at Newbury College.

Kathy has an undergraduate degree in Business Administration from Mary Washington College, a graduate degree in Counseling Psychology from Lesley University, and a a Post-Graduate College Counseling Certificate from UCLA.

I’d like to thank Barbara Brown for her help during our selection process, and for offering to mentor Kathy next year. I also wish to thank our interview committee for the many hours of time they devoted:

Divya Balakrishnan, Teacher
Marcy Davidson, Counselor
Donna Gordon, Housemaster
Bruce Henderson, Parent
Dave Kershaw, Counselor
Jim Medeiros, Counselor
Emily Prenner, Parent

Please join me in welcoming Kathy to Newton South!

Warm regards,
Shelly Borg