The elementary years are a time when the students begin to develop their academic self-concept and feelings of competence and confidence as learners. They are beginning to develop decision-making, communication and life skills, as well as character values. It is also a time when students develop and acquire attitudes toward school, self, peers, social groups and family.

Counseling Services

List of 3 items.

  • Academic Programs

    • Study Skills & Learning – Providing different strategies for academic success
      • Evaluating students’ learning needs and strengths.
    • Individual Support – Personalized academic planning
      • Working with parents to help them understand their child’s progress in school and devise strategies for success and happiness.
    • Learning Enhancement Services
      • Intervention services may be initiated by parents and school team members who then remain in close contact to address any issues that may arise.
  • Leadership Programs

    • Educating the Whole Child
      • Implementation of activities to help integrate the ideals of the Student Code, the Gilmour Outcomes, and the Gilmour Mission.
  • Social Emotional Programs

    • Individual and Small Group Counseling – Guiding students through planned, short-term and goal-focused counseling to work towards possible solutions.
    • Classroom Guidance- Grade level lessons to teach the knowledge, attitudes, and skills students need to develop a foundation for future success.
    • Transitions- Helping new students acclimate to the Lower School.

Lower School Counseling Directory

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  • Mrs. Meagan (Urban) Fowler '06 

    Director, Student Support Services
    (440) 473-8000 x5002
  • Mrs. Lindsay Chiellino 

    School Counselor, LS; Head Coach-MS Volleyball
    (440) 473-8000

List of 2 members.

Mailing Address

34001 Cedar Road, Gates Mills, Ohio 44040
phone: (440) 473-8000

Campus Addresses
An independent, Catholic, coed, day and boarding school in the Holy Cross tradition. Toddler-grade 12.