School Counseling

We hope that this page will guide parents and students to resources and tools as they’re needed.  As always, please reach out to your counselor via email or phone if you would like to speak. 

For questions, or concerns please contact your child’s counselor.


For information and resources for your family (food, utilities, etc), please see the FACE homepage.

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Symptoms of ADD/ADHD



13 Tips to Manage Anxiety 


Bullying and School Safety



Career and College Planning 

Career Kids

My Future, My Way Workbook

Career One Stop : Exploring Career Clusters

O*Net Career Exploration Tools

Ohio Means Jobs K-5 

Ohio Means Jobs 6-8

Ohio Means Jobs 9-12

Discover Your Purpose: Eight practices for Middle School, High School, and College

ACT/SAT Testing


Class Scheduling

College Credit Plus 

Shadow the Middle School/High School

Additional Resources 


Child Development

Help Me Grow

Ages and Stages of Child Development

Ages and Stages – Child Development – Institute


COVID-19 Resources 

Taking Care of Your Behavioral Health: Tips for Social Distancing, Quarantine, and Isolation     During an Infectious Disease Outbreak

10 Ways to Help Students Who Worry

Helping Teens Cope with the Stress of Social Isolation

Kidlutions Blog

Tips for Families

Teenagers and Reopening 

How to Help Your Kids Handle Disappointment 

How to Ask Kids What They are Feeling

How to Help Your Child Transition to Summer




Erika’s Lighthouse

Depression in Children

Anxiety and Depression in Children

Depression (for Parents)


Digital/ Internet Safety

Screen Time and Development 

Internet Safety Presentation 3/4/19

The Boogeyman Exists and He’s in Your Child’s Back Pocket



Vaping article

Today’s Commonly Used Drugs

Provider list – where to take your child if you have some questions




National Association for Gifted and Talented 

UCONN Renzulli Center for Creativity, Gifted Education, and Talent Development

FPSC: Individuality and Intensities of Gifted Learners Presentation (3/11/19)

FPSC: Supporting Your Student’s Growth Mindset Presentation (1/28/19)

Ohio Department of Education: Gifted Education Topics and Resources

Ohio Association for Gifted Children (OAGC)

OAGC Handbook for Families of Ohio’s Gifted Children

Supporting Emotional Needs of the Gifted (SENG)



Child and Teen Grief

Helping Children Cope with Grief

Helping Your Child Deal with Death



216 Teens

Colors + Youth Center
21139 Lorain Rd #12
Fairview Park, OH 44126



Mental Health

Crisis Text Line – Text HELLO to 741741 (Free, 24/7, Confidential)

Mental Health ebooksgreat resources for students and parents

Does my child need counseling? 

Local Mental Health Providers

Talking to Kids About Mental Illness

Tips for Successful Family Therapy

Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services: Strong Families, Safe Communities Project

Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services: Early Childhood Mental Health

NAMI Ohio        

Conscious Discipline for Parents 

Fostering Healthy Social and Emotional Development in Young Children: Tips for Families

Apps to Help with Mental Health

Seize the Awkward- Maintaining Mental Health during Coronavirus

12 Tips for Raising Confident Kids

Two Weeks to Peace – Students 

Two Weeks to Peace – Parents 



List of Mindfulness Apps for Kids

Cosmic Kids Yoga (K-5)

Stop, Breathe and Think Youtube Channel

Mindfulness Activities For Children

OSSEO Area Learning Center – Virtual Calming Room

25 Simple Mindfulness Activities Kids Will Actually Want to Do

Kids Mindfulness: Calm Compilation 

My Life: Stop. Breathe. Think – YouTube Mindfulness Channel (all ages)




Self-Care for Teens

80+ Self-Care Activities for Teens


Setting a schedule

Create a daily schedule with input from your child. Allow children to choose what they are working towards (reward) if they follow their daily schedule for a week. See example below. Blank template provided to adjust times and activities.



Healthy Children: Sleep

Kids Health: All About Sleep


Social Justice & Racism

How to Talk with Kids About Racism and Racial Violence

Facing Today: A Facing History Blog

The New York Times ”Lesson of the Day” on the death of George Floyd

100 Race Conscious Things You Can Say to Your Child

Washington Post:   Why I’m not talking to my black sons about the unrest in the aftermath of George Floyd’s killing

How to Talk to Kids About Race: Books and Resources That Could Help


Summer Activities

Online Camps Fill Kids’ Summer with Learning Adventures

Feel-Good Family Movies

Common Sense Selections: Video Games

25 Cheap Summer Activities for Kids

100 Summer Fun Ideas for Kids and Parents

Cleveland Summer Camps

20 Virtual Field Trips to Take With Your Kids

5 Apps to Boost Math Skills over the Summer

Books FTW! Summer Reading Challenges to Hook Kids on Books



Suicide Prevention 

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline – 1800-273-TALK (8255)

Suicide Prevention Resource Center: Warning Signs

Suicide Prevention Resource Center: Risk Factors and Protective Factors




Pre-K – K

PTA – Parents’ Guide to Student Success

9 Ways to Get your Kindergarten Ready

Elementary Resource Hub


5th – 6th

10 Ways to Help Your Child Succeed in Middle School

Smoothing your Child’s Transition to Middle School

Launching Your Middle Schooler to Success


8th – 9th

Middle and High School HUB

Middle and High School Transitions


Post High School

College-Bound Graduating Seniors

High School to Workforce – City of Cleveland Career Center








Meredith Schulte : Counselor, Gilles-Sweet Elementary

Meredith Schulte

Counselor, Gilles-Sweet Elementary

Gilles-Sweet Elementary School Counseling Office Hours: Parents can call anytime and set up appointments during school hours if they want to meet face-to-face. Appointments can be made by calling 440-356-3525. Blog:  
Robin Schlesinger : Counselor, Gilles-Sweet Elementary

Robin Schlesinger

Counselor, Gilles-Sweet Elementary

(440) 356-3525
Mary Cory : Counselor, Lewis F. Mayer Middle School

Mary Cory

Counselor, Lewis F. Mayer Middle School

Students: Schedule an Appointment with Mrs. Cory  
Jenny Parente : Counselor, Fairview High School

Jenny Parente

Counselor, Fairview High School

Fairview High School School Counseling Office Hours: 7:35 a.m.-3:15 p.m. Appointments can be made at 440.356.3500 ext. 4147 Students: Schedule An Appointment with Ms. Parente

Middle School/High School

Mrs. Mary Cory

Grades 6-9

Email: [email protected]

Ms. Jennifer Parente

Grades 10-12

Email: [email protected]

Julie Moomaw

Counseling Office Secretary

email: [email protected]

phone: 440-356-3500 ext. 4147

Gilles-Sweet Elementary

Mrs. Meredith Schulte


[email protected]


Mrs. Robin Schlesinger


[email protected]