Carol Spooner MS, MHEd
Carol earned a Master of Counseling Psychology from Chestnut Hill College and a Master of Health Education from Arcadia University. She currently serves as the full-time School Counselor and Health Department Chairperson for Newark Academy in Livingston, NJ. In addition, she teaches a summer Approaches to Learning course for a selected group of incoming freshmen that focuses on organization, time management, study techniques, test taking strategies and school-life balance. Carol has advanced training in areas involving at-risk teens, mindfulness in education, social-emotional learning and holistic healing.
Carol has worked in both public and independent schools with students in grades K-12 and is experienced in creating both individual and collaborative environments for students, faculty and parents to help students maximize their best opportunities for success. She has presented on a wide variety of counseling topics such as “The Quiet Child in the Classroom”, “The Anxious Teen”, “Gender and Sexual Diversity in Schools” “Technology and Teens”, “Parent Traps—Communicating with your Child” and “The Red Line-Emotions and Cognition.”
Carol enjoys outdoor pursuits such as hiking, biking and kayaking, coaching volleyball and reading. She is certified in Wilderness First Aid, CPR/AED and Concussion and Head Injury.