Student Services

Tyl Middle School Student Service
"Yeah, we do that too."

Who We Are:

Mr. McGuire- 7th Grade Counselor - webpage
Mrs. Paglino - 8th Grade Counselor - webpage
Mrs. Lilienthal - 6th Grade Counselor - webpage
Mrs. Richter - School Psychologist - webpage
Mrs. Iaconiello - Student Services Secretary

 

What We Do/Services We Offer
Here is a list of services available to all Tyl students as needed:

ADMINISTRATIVE
• Helping students with organization and study habits
• Monitoring student progress by meeting with teachers regularly
• Ongoing communication among students, parents, and teachers
• Scheduling and chairing parent/teacher conferences
• Providing referrals to tutoring resources, in school and locally
• Overseeing Child Study Team procedure for students at-risk
• Special education assessments done by school psychologist in conjunction with other specialists
• Assisting with transition to high school, including the technical school application process

COUNSELING SERVICES:
• Individual and group counseling about home and school issues
• Individual crisis counseling 
• Referrals to community therapists and social service agencies
• Conflict resolution between students
• Behavioral observations of students
• 9th grade transition counseling

ADMINISTRATIVE
• Maintenance of student records 
• Enrolling and withdrawing students
• Reviewing student attendance and filing truancy paperwork when appropriate
• Orienting new students to Tyl
• Coordinating yearly CMT testing

PROGRAMS:
• Six-week discussion groups offered these topics:

  • Divorce
  • Anger management
  • Bereavement
  • Friendship skills
  • School transition

• Peer Mediation Program with trained 7th and 8th grade mediators
• Grade-appropriate developmental guidance lessons taught six times a year by the counselors