Counseling

Schedule Changes

Any student wanting a schedule change must fill out the “Schedule Change Request” form and fully complete the process. At this time, schedule changes will only take place if there is an extenuating circumstance.

If you have questions about your student's schedule, please contact your student's counselor.

Kristine Seepaul - Last Names A-F 

Cynthia Williams - Last Names G-M 

Wafa Gadid - Last Names N-Z 

Academic Counselors

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Kristine Seepaul

Academic counselor for students with last names A-F

Phone: (972) 463-8790

Twitter: Counselors_SMS

Education: I received my Bachelor of Arts in Literary Studies from University of Texas at Dallas and my Master of Arts in School Counseling from Amberton University. My certifications include: ELAR 4-8, Generalist EC-6, ESL, School Counselor EC-12. My first year at Schrade was 2013.

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Cynthia Williams

Academic counselor for students with last names G-M

Phone: (972) 463-8790

Twitter: Counselors_SMS

Education: Mrs. Williams received her Masters degree in School Counseling from Amberton University.  She received her Masters degree in Educational Leadership at Dallas Baptist University and her Bachelors of Elementary Education from Delta State University. Her certifications include Elementary Teacher 1-8, School Counselor EC-12, and Principal EC-12.  This is Mrs. Williams' first year as a Schrade Falcon!

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Wafa Gadid

Academic counselor for students with last names N-Z

Phone: (972) 463-8790

Twitter: Counselors_SMS

Education: I received my Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from University of Texas at Dallas and my Master of Arts in School Counseling and Master of Arts in Professional Counseling from Amberton University. My certifications include: Generalist 4-8 and School Counselor EC-12. My first year at Schrade was 2008.

Your counselor is someone who you will want to get to know because he/she can assist you as you progress through middle school. Make an appointment to see your counselor.

Responsive Services counselor

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Lisa Whatley

Phone: (972) 463-8790

Twitter: Counselors_SMS

 

 

 

 

Helpful information

Bullying and cybersafety

No student should be subjected to bullying or harassment that interferes with their ability to learn or their safety.

Visit the district website for more information and resources related to bullying and cybersafety.

Anonymous Alerts®

You can use the Anonymous Alerts® webform or mobile app to quickly, easily and anonymously report bullying, cyberbullying and other sensitive topics to school officials.

Anonymous Alerts® is monitored by GISD Security 24-hours daily and should only be used for serious and urgent matters. In the event of an emergency or life-threatening event, always call 911.

Submit an Anonymous Alert®

Download the app

To place a report from a mobile device, first download the free Anonymous Alerts® app from the Apple App Store or Google Play store. Then open the app and enter activation code garlandisd.

Request accommodations for testing

Students with documented disabilities have the opportunity to request assistance for their tests in the form of an accommodation.

See Request accommodations for testing on the district website for more information.