School Counseling

 School Counseling Department

Mission Statement

The mission of the Ringwood Public Schools School Counseling Department is to provide a comprehensive,developmentally appropriate school counseling program that promotes the academic, career, and personal/social development of all students while maintaining a safe, nurturing environment. In partnership with parent(s)/guardian(s), educators, and the community, we strive to prepare students to become effective learners, achieve success in school, live rewarding lives, and develop into contributing members of our society. Through a combination of individual counseling, group counseling, and classroom guidance lessons, we will empower and support students to make positive life choices, demonstrate good character, and become responsible life-long learners. 

Martin J Ryerson Middle School                    

Jamie Nicholls Carbone                                                            
973-962-7063 ext 41
carbonej@ringwoodschools.org

Hewitt Intermediate School


Kristy DeSanto
973-962-7015
desantok@ringwoodschools.org

Peter Cooper Elementary School &
Robert Erskine Elementary School

Karen Lavin
Cooper- 973-835-8544
Erskine- 973-962-7026
lavink@ringwoodschools.org