WELCOME TO THE GUIDANCE OFFICE
Ms. Nancy Brady, School Counselor
732-681-2388 ext 1205
ABOUT MS. BRADY
Georgian Court University, NJ
Master of Arts, Education, School Counseling
Iona College, NY
Bachelor of Art, Communications
Ms. Brady started her school counseling career as an intern at Belmar Elementary School in 2016. Since then she has worked in the Monmouth County Vocational School District as a school counselor. Ms. Brady is thrilled to return to Belmar and looks forward to working with students, families, and community members this year!
Ms. Brady is a native New Yorker who now lives in Spring Lake with her three sons Michael, Matthew, and Sean.
WHAT DOES THE GUIDANCE COUNSELOR DO?
- works with individuals and groups
- helps identify the needs of students
- encourages better interpersonal relationships
- promotes positive attitude and choices
- aids teachers and parents in helping students
- assists people in making use of community resources
- coordinates efforts with other school programs
- assists students with the process of growing up
- coordinates referrals to outside agencies
- assists with in-service programs for faculty
- participates in curriculum development
- provides 'preventative' services
- maintains confidentiality
Belmar Elementary School offers individual counseling to assist students find solutions to issues including:
- Personal & Social
SMALL GROUP COUNSELING
Small groups are beneficial to students because it allows them to share their thoughts and feelings with their peers under the guidance of the school counselor.
Topics may include:
- Anger Management
- Self Esteem
- Making & Keeping Friends
The school counselor frequently visits the classroom to discuss broad topics related to a particular age group. Some topics may include:
- Starting the Year
- Following Directions
- Character Education
- Career Exploration
- Positive School Behavior
My personal philosophy includes recognizing that every child is unique and has different abilities and needs. I firmly believe that all children can learn! It is my mission to connect with all students, ensuring that every child is receiving the instruction needed to be successful in life. I’m passionate about preparing our children with the 21st century skills needed to think objectively and be life-long learners.
I encourage students and parents to contact me regarding any types of counseling offered at Belmar Elementary School. Feel free to call or email me.
Phone: (732)681-2388 Ext: 1205
Belmar Elementary School's High School Information Night
Date: To Be Determined
Red Bank Regional's Open House -
Manasquan High School's Open House - Sending District Open House -
ALL applications are due to Ms. Brady, School Counselor by TBA
At our annual High School Information Night parents and students from Belmar and Lake Como are invited to attend. Information regarding the various High Schools will be presented and the options for the students will be discussed as well as the process for assigning students to a High School. In attendance will be representatives from Asbury Park HS, Manasquan HS, Red Bank Regional HS, Neptune and Academy Charter HS.
Any student interested in attending a Monmouth County Vocational Academy MUST attend the Open House night for that school. All questions regarding HS placement should be directed to the Superintendent and questions regarding various HS options and programs may be discussed with the Superintendent or Ms. Brady.
Monmouth County Vocational Schools - Link To The District's Website https://www.mcvsd.org/
Information About The Monmouth County Vocational School District's Specialized Academies https://www.mcvsd.org/acad/
Information Sessions and Open Houses
Career Academy Information Sessions
Space is limited. 8th Grade Students and Immediate Family Only. Both student and parent MUST attend to be eligible to apply.
Academy of Allied Health and Science (AAHS)
2325 Heck Avenue
Neptune, NJ 07753
Biotechnology High School (BTHS)
5000 Kozloski Road
Freehold, NJ 07728
Communications High School (CHS)
1740 New Bedford Road
Wall, NJ 07719
High Technology High School (HTHS)
PO Box 119, Newman Springs Road
Lincroft, NJ 07738
Marine Academy of Science and Technology (MAST)
305 MAST Way
Highlands, NJ 07732