• Welcome to the New Paltz Middle School

    Student Support Center 

    Phone (845) 256-4220
    Fax (845) 256-4229

School Counselors

School Social Workers

School Psychologist


  • The Student Support Center at New Paltz Middle School assists 6th, 7th, and 8th grade students in the following areas: 

    • Learning conflict resolution skills
    • Learning strategies to deal with on-going changes in personal and academic life
    • Individual counseling for any issues that arise for students
    • Transition challenges that potentially arise each year
    • Understanding the school-to-work connection
    • Participate in groups that are relevant to student issues
    • You can contact the student support center anytime. The following services are offered to parents:
    • Arrange parent/teacher/counselor conferences
    • Discuss academic/social/emotional issues with your child’s counselor individually
    • New student registration and orientation

    Counselors are great resources. They are actively involved in the school and the community:

    • Contact with local agencies and community resources
    • Involvement in various community service activities
    • Membership in various school committees
    • Meet with academic teams of teachers weekly
    • Are members of the Instructional Support Team
    • Coordinate and analyze state testing and results  
Last Modified on October 4, 2023