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Guidance Department

It is my pleasure to welcome you to the Sachem Central School District Guidance Department! Our school counselors are focused on helping all students reach their full potential and pursue their passion. They have created a comprehensive K-12 program designed to assist all students in developing the skills needed to maximize their potential. Our school counselors take a proactive approach to working with students on the following topics:

  • Academic planning and monitoring
  • Individual and group guidance sessions
  • Elementary School to Middle School Transition
  • Middle School to High School Transition
  • High School to Post-High School Transition (College, Career, Military, or Trade)
  • Problem solving, decision making, crisis support and intervention
  • College exploration and planning; including coordination of college representative visits
  • Career and vocational planning
  • Naviance program where important post-high school information is available to research


In addition, we host numerous workshops on weeknights and weekends throughout the year to address topics of vital importance. We are always evaluating our offerings to make sure we best meet the needs of the community. These workshops are available via livestream on the Sachem YouTube channel. These include:

  • Financial Aid Information Session for Parents of college bound seniors
  • PSAT/ACT/SAT Workshops
  • Athletic Recruiting Workshop for students interested in playing sports in college
  • Naviance Information Workshop for Parents
  • Meet the Elementary School Counselor Workshop
  • College Information Night
  • High School Orientation for Parents Workshop
  • College Fair


Please visit your school counselor’s office as frequently as possible to receive important information; get questions answered, or just say hello! Make sure you have joined your grade level Google classroom!


- Dr. Kevin Miller
Administrator for Guidance and College and Career Counseling

Contact Information:

Kevin Miller, Ed.D.
Administrator for Guidance and College & Career Counseling
(631) 471-1705

Karen Skippon
Secretary for Guidance and College & Career Counseling
(631) 471-1705

Donna Vara
Secretary for Guidance and College & Career Counseling
(631) 471-1705

Sachem Central School District
51 School Street
Lake Ronkonkoma, NY 11779

Important Links

Building Guidance Sites

Evening Presentations