Guidance & Counseling

The School Counseling Department strives to fully uphold the mission of North Catholic High School by forming Christ-centered young adults and providing support in the content areas of academic, career, and personal/social development.


Our support and services are aimed to fully benefit the development and preparedness of all students.

These include:

  • Individualized academic support
  • Parent meetings at the beginning, middle and end of year for all students with accommodations
  • In-School Standardized Testing Opportunities (PSAT 8/9, PSAT NMSQT, SAT School Day and ACT Practice Test)
  • In-class Junior and Senior workshops on the college application process, Naviance tools and scholarships
  • Coordination of college admission representatives to meet with students in school
  • Individual college preparation meetings for parents
  • Collaboration with the Career Development Program
  • Support for students with barriers to learning and social/emotional needs through our Student Assistance Program

Eric Chiesa and Katie Pearson of NC Guidance Department

Eric Chiesa 
Director of School Counseling
Katie Pearson
School Counselor

Important Links

To register for a Saturday SAT, PSAT, or to check and send test scores:

To register for an ACT or to check and send test scores:

To register with the NCAA Eligibility Center if you are interested in playing a sport in college:

SAP Program
What is SAP?
SAP or the Student Assistance Program, is a program that assists students experiencing personal stressors that can impede their school performance and negatively impact their social and emotional well-being. More information can be found in the SAP Flyer located below or by contacting Katie Pearson, School Counselor, at [email protected]
How is a Referral made?
Please see the NCHS SAP Referral Form. This form can be completed by any person with a concern regarding a student at North Catholic High School. The information provided in the form is confidential and will only be utilized by the SAP Team.
Additional information regarding SAP can be found HERE.
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