Let’s Work Together to Save our Kids

It’s happened again—another mass shooting at a college. I’m lying on the couch with a broken foot elevated and listening as the news media discusses why this continues to happen. It’s all I can do not to scream at the television. As a recently retired educator, I have watched the mass shooting phenomenon in our country since 1999 when the shooting at Columbine High School shocked the nation and changed school culture around the country. We have a huge, growing problem and it is not simpl...

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Undying Love

I hung up the phone with a very bad feeling in my gut. Mr. Jones called from his doctor’s office. He sounded strange, cryptic at best. He was leaving the doctor and wanted to come straight to my office. I made a hole in my schedule and waited for him to arrive. From doctor’s office to guidance counselor’s office—this did not sound good. Minutes later Mr. Jones sat across from me with tears pouring down his face. His daughter, Sally, was a junior in high school. “I have ju...

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Attitude Makes All the Difference

           “Who is that kid in the back row?” I whispered to the English teacher.  "Oh, that’s the good basketball player, Danny”.  “But isn’t he wearing a band tee shirt?” “Yes, he’s on drum line,” the teacher whispered back. Since when does an athlete participate in band? I heard about Danny before school started, he was supposed to be a phenomenal basketball player. What caught my attention as I made the presentation to the Freshman English class was his attitu...

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What Clients are saying about Gwyn Schneck

SPEAKER & COUNSELOR - "Mrs. Schneck is the greatest counselor! She gave me not only guidance but hope during my high school career. This allowed me to attend my dream school. She is a kind women who truly cares about her students." Tori Bahe, Student, Stanford

COUNSELOR - "Mrs. Schneck was nothing short of my guiding light during my time in high school. From day one of my freshman year, there was no one that I felt safer going to with any problem, be it academic, personal, or spiritual. I always knew in the most secure of ways that her arms would be wide open, her ear would be keen, and her heart tender and ready to guide me through my tribulations. This special mentor-student relationship could easily be deemed my single greatest source of success during my time in high school." John Delgado-McCollum, Student, Georgetown

COUNSELOR & TEACHER - “Having worked with Gwyn Schneck as a member of her counseling staff, I’ve seen her demonstrate a perfect balance of cognitive and affective abilities as she interacts with students and adults of diverse backgrounds, ages, life styles and personality types. Gwyn is everything anyone would ever want in a professional counselor and as personal friend to adults and children alike.” Steven C. Mancuso M.Ed.