Guidance

Cardinal Spellman Guidance department is committed to promote each student's self-understanding and self-acceptance, and to facilitate personal decision making.

Services Provided:

  • Personal counseling
  • Academic counseling
  • College and career counseling
  • Group guidance counseling
  • Course selection and scheduling
  • Consultation with teachers
  • Consultation with parents
  • Introduction and implementation of Naviance college and career planning program

Naviance Login

Grade 9

  • Orientation to Guidance Counselors and procedures
  • Individual appointment(s) for each student in early Fall
  • Group guidance workshop in preparation for PSAT
  • Freshman Breakfast Club
  • Follow up session with PSAT results
  • Group guidance workshop for mid-year exam preparation
  • Course selection assistance for sophomore year


Grade 10

  • Individual appointment(s) for each student
  • Group guidance workshop presentation for PSAT preparation
  • Follow up presentation of PSAT results
  • Exploration for careers, colleges, values, interests, strengths
  • Course selection assistance for junior year
  • Early College Planning Workshop for sophomore parents
  • Introduction/account registration for Naviance (college/career website)

Grade 11

  • Individual appointment(s) for each student
  • Group guidance workshop/presentation for PSAT preparation
  • Group guidance workshop/presentation for PSAT results
  • Assistance with Naviance college & career searches, preparation for college visits
  • College Information Night - Part One
  • Course selection assistance for senior year
  • Three Day Summer Workshop: The First Steps in the College Admissions Process

Grade 12

  • Individual appointment(s) for each student
  • College Planning Night - Part Two
  • Assistance with college application process
  • Financial Aid Night @ Stonehill College & FAFSA Workshop @ Spellman
  • Coordination of college information sessions
  • Processing college application materials

Meet the Staff

Mrs. Bonnie Miller
Guidance Director
Bmiller@spellman.com

Sophomores: G-L
Juniors: F-K
Seniors: G-M



Mrs. Karen O'Hearn
Administrative Assistant
Kohearn@spellman.com

Mrs. Lauren LaCara
Counselor
Llacara@spellman.com

Freshmen Last Names: A-LE
Sophomores: A-F, T-Z
Juniors: A-E
Seniors: A-F



Mrs. Marianne Hogan
Counselor
Mhogan@spellman.com

Freshmen Last Names: Li-Z
Sophomores: M-S
Juniors: L-R
Seniors: N-S