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  • Counseling Office


     The mission of Hyattsville Middle School Counseling Department is to provide a comprehensive, developmental counseling program addressing the academic, career, and personal/social development of all students.  




    The vision of Hyattsville Middle School Counseling Department is to advocate for students success in the academic, career, and emotional-social domains.


    Some Available Services in the Counseling office: 

    • Individual Counseling - to help students confront and solve problems that interfere with academic, career, personal/social development; this is not therapeutic in nature (short-term basis only)
    • Small Group Counseling - for students to discuss shared issues with peers
    • Crisis Counseling - in the event of an emergency
    • Student and family referrals to outside counseling or community agencies as needed
    • Advocacy - student rights
    • Peer Mediation - students helping students resolve conflict
    • Personal Safety Lesson (7th grade only)  Through classroom counseling lessons, your professional school counselor can assist your child in learning:
                                                                    -Differences between appropriate and inappropriate physical contact
                                                                    -Personal body safety rules and when to use them
                                                                    -How to identify trusted adults to whom they can report when they feel unsafe



     Important Links:

    Student Verification Learning Hours Form/Information 

    Science and Tech Testing  

     Work Permit Fact Sheet 

    Work Permit  

    Daily Progress Report

    College Bound


    Please contact the appropriate counselor if you have any questions regarding our services

    Ms. Bonnie Alvarado - Registrar - Email: Bonnie Alvarado
    Ms. Meadows - Grade 6 Professional School Counselor/ (Thomas Stone Swing Space) -  Email: Felicia Meadows
    Ms. Kelly- Grade 7 Professional School Counselor/ (Meadowbrook Swing Space) Email: Rhetya Kelly
    Ms. Potoki - Department Chair/ Grade 8 Professional School Counselor/ (Meadowbrook Swing Space) Email: Shanda Potoki
    Mr. Anthony - Grade 7& 8 Professional School Counselor/ (Robert Goddard Swing Space) - Email: Wayne Anthony


    Please contact your child's counselor to schedule a parent/teacher conference.  

       Hyattsville Counseling Office  

    301-209- 5830 (phone)

     301-209-5846 (fax)