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Online School Counselors

Falcon View Connections Academy’s (FVCA) full-time, licensed school counselors are dedicated to helping online students reach their full potential, assisting with:

  • Academic goal setting, scheduling, and planning
  • Personal and social development
  • Career planning
  • College planning

Helping Students Succeed

With master’s degrees and specialized training in developmental and educational psychology, our online school counselors help students address the personal, social, and academic issues that can affect their success in school and in life.

At FVCA, our virtual school counseling program is built on relationships, so our counselors are readily accessible to students and families—online, in person, and by phone. With the additional support from our national Connections Academy office and its collaborative network of school counselors across the United States, our counselors bring both individual attention and national expertise to our students and families.

Preparing Students for College and Career

Beyond their daily counseling activities, our counselors offer services designed to help high school students prepare for college and prepare for a career with:

  • Personal learning plans focusing on postgraduation goals
  • Interactive online LiveLesson® sessions connecting Connections Academy families across the country with real-time information on financial aid and scholarships, college application processes, entrance requirements, and more
  • College test preparation courses for the ACT or SAT examinations
  • One-on-one counseling with seniors to provide resources and assistance with postsecondary planning, including career options, vocational training, and selecting the right college
Ann McGurk
 

Meet Ann McGurk

School Counselor

Ann McGurk is a school counselor at Falcon View Connections Academy and joined the school in 2019. She holds a bachelor’s degree in marketing communications and a master’s degree in school counseling. Ms. McGurk has always gravitated to people-helping roles and decided to become an educator to help break down barriers to learning.

Ms. McGurk is a strong supporter of Falcon View Connections Academy, its students, and the flexibility the school provides. She says, “Students come to our school for many different reasons. I enjoy helping students create and navigate an educational plan that works for them! Everyone is starting from a different place, and success looks different for each individual student. Falcon View Connections Academy creates a welcoming community by keeping open and transparent communication between students, parents, and teachers. It’s no secret that we genuinely want our students to find success!”