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LHS Guidance Department

LHS Guidance Department Staff

Mrs. Ann Clemson 
School Counselor
Last names M-Z &
those attending RG Drage 

ann.clemson@lepapps.org

Mr. Thomas Saltsman
School Counselor
Last names A-L
thomas.saltsman@lepapps.org

​Mrs. Elizabeth Baker
School Counselor
Special Education 
Leopard Blended Digital Academy (LBDA)
elizabeth.baker@lepapps.org

Mrs. Debbie Lutz
School Counselor Secretary
Deb.Lutz@lepapps.org

Louisville High School offers a comprehensive 9-12 school counseling program that is an integral part of the school’s total educational program designed to promote the academic, career, and personal/social development of all students. As an essential part of the instructional program, school counseling helps to build a foundation for student learning and academic success. The concepts of student advocacy, leadership, collaboration, and systemic change are infused throughout the school counseling program. 

Program Goals 
Our guidance department goals focus on the following areas:
1. Understanding the school environment
2. Career awareness and educational planning
3. Understanding attitudes and behaviors
4. Knowledge of self and others
5. Recognition, understanding, and solving problems
6. Developing initiative, responsibility, and self-direction in students 

Program Components 
Our comprehensive school counseling program is developmentally designed to serve all students and includes the following services:
1. Counseling Services

  • Individual 
  • Group
  • Preventive or Remedial
  • Crisis Intervention  
  • Conflict Resolution
  •  Referrals from students (self), parents, teachers, or others

2. Classroom Guidance Services

  • Academic Planning
  • Group and Individual
  • Career Awareness
  • Decision making
  • Personal/Social Development Skills

3. Consultation Services

  • Parents
  • Teachers
  • Administrators
  • School Psychologist 
  • Community Agencies

4. Coordination

  • Registration of New Students 
  • Academic Planning 
  • Master Schedule
  • AP®, College Credit Plus(CC+)
  •  Student Records
  • Testing Program 

 5. OGT, PSAT, Compass

  • Test Preparation
  • Freshman Orientation Program 
  •  Peer Facilitator Programs
  • Jo’s Girls
  •  Mix it Up
  •  Peer Tutoring / Mentoring
  • Special Programs
  • Referrals to Community Agencies
  • College and Career Information
  • College materials, scholarships
  • College visits 
  • College Application Process and Scholarships
  • Career/Vocational Preparation
  • R.G. Drage, Tech Prep, Work-Study 
  • Parent Workshops 
  • Freshman/Parent Orientation, College Planning, Financial Aid, Educational Options
  • Classroom Presentations (9-12)
  • Military (visits, transitioning) 

  Students, parents, and staff are encouraged to utilize guidance services and facilities.

​AP® and Advanced Placement® are registered trademarks of the College Board®. Used with permission.

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