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    Welcome to the Gwynn Park High School Counseling Department Site!

    School Mission Statement

    With pride, perseverance, respect, and responsibility Gwynn Park High School prepares students for college and careers through a rigorous and engaging curriculum.

    We BELIEVE our mission will be accomplished by:
    Upholding the P2R2 values in and out of the class to maintain a positive learning environment
    Collaborating with all stakeholders to promote an excellent education
    Implementing a rigorous and engaging curriculum to prepare students for college and careers
    Integrating technology in the classroom to enhance instruction
    Promoting college and career options to inspire students' future aspirations
    Maintaining a safe and orderly environment to foster efficient learning
    Sustaining a respectful environment to promote social and interpersonal skills
    Demonstrating instructional leadership to enhance student and teacher learning

    School Counseling Mission Statement

    We will provide a counseling program that is comprehensive and developmentally structured to promote the academic, career, and personal/social growth of all students. Through individual and small group counseling services, classroom school counseling lessons, planned activities, and responsive interventions, we will assist students so that they can achieve at their highest potential. We will work collaboratively with students, parents, staff, and the community at large to ensure that all students are physically and emotionally safe and that they have access to resources that will help them to be college and career ready. 

     School Counseling Team

    Ms. Cynthia Critten, Department Chair

    9th Grade Professional School Counselor & Department Chair


    Ms. LaTasha Mann

    10th Grade Professional School Counselor



    Ms. Alicia Greene

    11th Grade Professional School Counselor


    Mr. Ramon Snow

    12th Grade Professional School Counselor



    Ms. Zena Bond

    Master Scheduler/ Grade Manager


    Ms. Erika Evans

    School Counseling Secretary


    The Registration Process

    In order to register a new student, the parent/legal guardian or court appointed guardian MUST bring in originals of the following information at the time of registration:

    • Parent or legal guardian's photo ID

    • For incoming 9th graders, a final report card showing promotion to 9th grade.

    • For incoming 10th, 11th, and 12th graders, a complete transcript.

    • Birth Certificate (birth certification cards will not be accepted)

    • Immunization records

    • Deed/ Property Tax bill to your home in your name and (2) current bills matching your current address

    • If you are renting, you must bring with you:

    • Your rental agreement (lease)

    • Two (2) copies of the most current utility bills (within the last 30 days) addressed to you at your current address

    • Current Individual Education Plan (IEP) or 504 Plan (if applicable)

    If you are temporarily residing with someone else, you must have the above listed items along with a SHARED HOUSING FORM from the School Counseling Department signed by BOTH parties indicating that you and your child reside at that particular address.

    The following are not acceptable proof of residence/utility bills:

    • Copies of on-line documents

    • A Maryland driver's license

    • Cell phone bills