Welcome to Guidance!

  • Guidance counselors meet with all students during their tenure at Minuteman. Each counselor has a specific group of students they work with. To contact any of our guidance counselors, please find their contact info on the Staff Directory

  • Diane Dempsey
    Lead Guidance Counselor
    Advisory Committee Chair

    Varsity Girls Soccer Coach
    Graduation Coordinator

    CTE majors (Gr. 10-12):  
    • Advanced Manufacturing
    • Carpentry 
    • Electrical Wiring
    • Plumbing/HVAC
    • Welding 

  • Lisa CamagnaM.S., CAGS
    Guidance Counselor
    SSD Coordinator

    ALL 9th Grade Students
    CTE majors (Gr. 10-12):  
    • Culinary Arts/Hospitality

  • Rose Sullivan
    Administrative Assistant

    Email for all transcript requests.

  • Dana Farrill
    Guidance Counselor
    Game Club Advisor
    GSA+ Advisor

    CTE majors (Gr. 10-12): 
    • Automotive
    • Biotechnology 
    • Cosmetology 
    • Design & Visual Communications
    • Early Education and Teaching
    • Engineering
    • Environmental Science
    • Health 
    • Horticulture & Plant Science
    • Multimedia Engineering
    • Programming and Web Development
    • Robotics 

Guidance Events

  • Counselors provide workshops in classrooms as well as individual meetings. In addition, the guidance department offers special events. These events include:

    Senior Parent Orientation
    Information presented will help parents as their students navigate the post-secondary, college and job application process.  

    College Fair
    Typically held in the fall. More than 50 colleges and universities are invited to attend. 
    ASVAB Test  
    Juniors interested in taking the ASVAB, the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery test should stop by guidance as soon as possible to collect the parent permission form.  The ASVAB measures developed abilities, helps predict future academic success, and determines qualification for enlistment in the United States armed forces.
    Boston National College Fair
    This year the National College Fair, with more than 375 colleges, will be held on April 30th, 2020 at the Seaport Hotel & World Trade Center in Boston. Juniors only are allowed to sign up to go and space is limited.
    Career Day
    Freshmen have the opportunity to hear about many different careers from a variety of professionals in the field.
    Career Fair
    Prospective employers will be at Minuteman to meet with students in April/May 2020.
    Junior Parent College and Career Planning
    Held in late winter/early spring. We present information that will help parents as their students start to navigate the post-secondary, college and career exploration process.  
    On the Spot Admissions
    During the spring, several local colleges come to Minuteman to evaluate college applications. Students are given a decision about admissions at that time.