• |  Welcome to U-32 Student Services  |

    The U-32 Student Services Office provides information and resources for students, families, faculty and community member for life at U-32 and life after U-32 via Naviance Student.

    Please click on Naviance to access our website.

  • CLICK HERE for the U-32 Post High School Planning Guide.

    CLICK HERE for the U-32 Proficiency Based Learning & Personalized Learning Plans Guide.


    REPORT CARD DATES FOR 2020-2021 (sent home with students)

    S1/Q1     Thursday, November 5, 2020

    S1/Q2     Monday, January 25, 2021

    S2/Q3     Thursday, April 8, 2021

    S2/Q4     TBA depending on last day of school

    PARENT resources:

    Remember to frequent Naviance / Student as this web-based program will help U-32 students explore colleges and careers, build a resume, manage timelines and deadlines for making decisions about colleges and careers, sign up for college visits, and find out what scholarships are available.  Naviance will also house Personalized Learning Plans (PLPs) starting with students in grade 7.

    If you have forgotten your password, you can reset it yourself. If you have misplaced your registration card, please notify Student Services.



    Lisa LaPlante  |  Dir. Student Services

    Lisa joined U-32 in 2007, bringing with her 15 years of counseling experience and four years of social work experience. She has a M.Ed. in school counseling and was the Director of Guidance for the Haverhill Public School system. Lisa can be reached at llaplante@u32.org. To schedule an appointment with Lisa, llaplante.youcanbook.me

    Cairsten Keese  |  HS Counselor

    Cairsten earned her B.A. in Psychology from Westfield State University in Westfield, Massachusetts. After graduation she moved to Arizona and earned her M.Ed. in School Counseling from Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff. Caristen relocated to Vermont in 2014 and joined the Student Services team at U-32. She is very passionate about her field of work, especially when it comes to post-secondary planning. Cairsten believes that every student should be college and career ready upon high school graduation.  Cairsten can be reached at ckeese@u32.org. To schedule an appointment with Cairsten, ckeese.youcanbook.me


    Ellen Cooke  |  HS Counselor 

    Ellen joined U-32 in 1990. She is the liaison to the Central Vermont Career Center, 9th Grade Academy, and Faculty Adivosr to Branching Out. Her other responsibilities include college and career counseling, individual and group work and she provides support for 9th and 10th grade faculty TA's. Ellen can be reached at ecooke@u32.org. To schedule an appointment with Ellen, ellen-cooke.youcanbook.me


    Nate Lovitz  |  HS Counselor

    A native of Central Maine, Nate joined the U-32 community after earning his Masters of Science in School Counseling from the University of Vermont. Nate earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology and Education at Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine. He then spent four years in Jackson, Wyoming, working as a literacy aid and whitewater raft guide. Nate also spent a year in Augusta, Georgia, where he worked as a long-term sub at Burke County High School. Nate is extremely excited to aid students in social and emotional growth, help develop a strong and caring community, and explore social justice issues in his school counselor role. Nate can be reached at nlovitz@u32.org. To schedule an appointment with Nate, nlovitz.youcanbook.me 


    Jade Walker  |  MS Counselor

    Jade joined the U-32 community after earning her Masters of Arts in Education and School Counseling from Goddard College. Jade earned her Bachelor's Degree in English and Environmental Studies from University of Vermont. Jade spent a decade as Founder and Director of an educational urban farm in West Philadelphia. She then moved back to Vermont and worked for Voice's for Vermont's Children doing family and child-centered policy and advocacy work in Montpelier. Jade has an extensive background in trauma-informed schools, restorative practices, and social and environmental justice intiatives with young people. Jade can be reached at jwalker@u32.org. To schedule an appointment with Jade jadewalker.youcanbook.me 


    Erika Moore  |  Social Worker

    Erika is very new to the Abenaki land of Vermont. Erika has been practicing social work since grade school. Erika is very passionate about students' needs and encouraging them to be community service oriented  by exploring new growth and gaining experience. Erika is Oakland, California and Bay Area educated. Erika's spiritual home is Santa Cruz, California. Erika has lived all along the West Coast, loves exploring all places wooded and is an avid hiker. Erika has a deep love and connection to Ocean. Erika can be reached at emoore@u32.org. To schedule an appointment with Erika erikasw.youcanbook.me


    Jennifer Britel |  R.N. 

    A native of Massachusetts, Jen joined the U-32 community in 2020.  She earned an Associate's of Science in Nursing from Regis College in Weston, MA. She also has a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from the University of New Hampshire.  Her passion is working with adolescents and has had experience working at McLean hospital in their Adolescent Acute Residential Treatment Program. More recently she has worked as a triage nurse for a family medicine office within the University of Vermont Medical Center.  Jennifer can be reached at jbritel@u32.org.  


    Casey LeClerc |  R.N. 

    Casey was born and raised in Central Vermont. She earned her Bachelor's of Science in Nursing from Norwich University. Following graduation, she began a career at the CVMC Emergency Department and most recently worked as a Hospice and Palliative Care RN Case Manager. She has always held a great passion for caring for adolescents and embraces the importance of initiating and maintaining healthy lifestyles and health management to allow for students to move on to become strong and successful individuals. Casey can be reached at cleclerc@u32.org. 


    Tracy Martin  |  Office Manager 

    Tracy joined U-32 in 2007 as administrative support for students and guidance counselors, as well as overseeing the state census reports. Tracy can be reached at tmartin@u32.org.


    Lauren VanDeren  |  Admin. Assistant 

    Lauren has worked as an Administrative Assistant in Student Services since 1989. She really enjoys working with both the students and the staff. Lauren can be reached at lvanderen@u32.org.