Counseling Department

  • COUNSELING DEPARTMENT

    As Edwin Denby’s Counseling team, it is our privilege to serve your children.  Our primary role here at Denby is to advocate for our students in Academic, College & Career and Social/Emotional areas.  Some of the services we provide are the following:

    Academic:

    • Monitoring progress toward graduation requirements
    • Scheduling and interpreting data for proper placement
    • Attending IEP’s on caseload
    • Managing Personal Curriculum Plans and 504 health plans

    College & Career:

    • Educational Development Plans for all students- exploring interests and career paths
    • Career Day- guest speakers representing more than 25 career paths share with our students
    • Exposure to college fairs and college representatives
    • PSAT and SAT interpretation and guidance
    • College Application guidance
    • FAFSA guidance (financial aid) and Scholarship information/assistance
    • NCAA Eligibility Center guidance (college sports)

    Social/Emotional:

    • Individual counseling with students (personal, academic, career)
    • Expect Respect Curriculum- Teaching and promopting positive character traits
    • School-wide Suicide Awareness and Prevention
    • Organization and recognition of student achievement awards

    Please contact the counseling team  with question or concerns.

    Andre Hicks - School Counselor - Freshman, N-Z Sophomores, andre.hicks@detroitk12.org Room 302B

    Sarah O’Halla - School Counselor - Juniors, A-M Sophomores, sarah.ohalla@detroitk12.org        Room 219

    Andrea Duso - School Counselor - Seniors, andrea.duso@detroitk12.org   Room 222

    Justin Crutchfield - College Advisor - Seniors, justin.crutchfield@detroitk12.org  Room 220