Guidance Services

Contact Information

Denise Fernandez-Pallozzi
Director of Career and Technical Education

Kim Sparkman
Coordinator of Career and Technical Education

Anthony DeFazio, Principal
Rensselaer Educational Center

Jake Stomieroski, Principal
Columbia-Greene Educational Center

Questar III’s experienced guidance professionals are prepared to help students work toward their academic and personal goals. From student acceptance to graduation, our dedicated school counselors offer support and serve as a resource to students, parents and home districts.


Counseling Services

School counselors help students with:

  • Career counseling
  • Personal, family or school-related problems
  • Individual counseling sessions
  • Referrals to community agencies and services


Communication with Home Districts

Questar III counselors work closely with home school counselors to ensure student success both academically and personally.


College Information

To provide students with as many post-secondary opportunities as possible, counselors arrange:

  • College Admissions Workshops
  • Visits by College Representatives
  • Annual College Fair
  • Financial Aid Seminar


Student Recognition

School counselors recognize outstanding student achievement via:

  • Honor roll
  • Student of the month
  • Scholarships
  • Annual Awards Night

Regardless of the Career and Technical Education program they choose, Questar III’s guidance staff will help to direct students toward long-term success.

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