Guidance Department

Guidance News

I am reaching out to introduce an exciting initiative that we have undertaken at Downingtown Area School District, aimed at facilitating connections between students and Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). Recognizing the transformative experiences that HBCUs offer, we have compiled a comprehensive list of virtual visits from various institutions.


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These virtual visits, scheduled from September to February with a starting time of 3:30 pm, provide students with the unique opportunity to explore the exceptional educational opportunities offered by HBCUs. As fellow advocates for higher education, I believe that this initiative aligns perfectly with your mission to empower students and provide them with a wide array of options to consider for their higher education journey.

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Guidance Counselors

Students' Last Name - A - Ca
Elaine Markowitz

Students' Last Name - Cb - Fl
Colleen Demers

Students' Last Name - Fm - I
Kate Garrison

Students' Last Name - J - Me 
Scott Searfoss

Students' Last Name - Mf - Q
CJ Hoffman

Students' Last Name - R - Sp
Sarah Rodgers

Students' Last Name - Sq - Z
Jennifer Lubins

Counseling Support Staff

Administrative Assistant/Registrar
Veronica Lopez Magana

Ruth Iaia

Courtney Griffith


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