This summer, Kelly Collins will join the Saint John’s community as the School Counselor for the Br. Robert Treanor Middle School Division, opening this fall.
Ms. Collins graduated from Saint Anselm College with a B.A. in Psychology followed by receiving her Master of Arts in School Counseling from Boston College. During her graduate program, Ms. Collins completed her Graduate Practicum as a Guidance Intern for Brookline Public Schools. Following her graduation, she went on to serve as a School Site Coordinator for the Winship Elementary School (Boston Public School District) where she provided individualized social-emotional and behavioral support for students, lead Student Support Teams to create networks for support where needed, and facilitated the Wellness Council to promote healthy lifestyles within the community. Most recently, Ms. Collins works as the Director of Guidance for grades six through eight at Monsignor Haddad Middle School - a Catholic, co-ed middle school located in Needham, Massachusetts. In this role, she helps to build academic and social-emotional skills, leads weekly learning classes, and assists eighth grade families with their transitions to high school.
Kelly reflects, “I am excited to be joining Saint John’s for the inaugural school year of the Br. Robert Treanor Middle School Division. As a middle school counselor, my goal is to support students academically, socially, and emotionally during such a unique phase of their lives. I welcome the opportunity to engage with the students, connect with families, and collaborate with my colleagues to maximize the student experience at Saint John’s. I am humbled to be joining a school community that excels at fostering personal growth through Xaverian values while providing an exceptional education for young men.”
In addition to her counseling experience, Ms. Collins also coaches basketball, field hockey, and coordinates the school ski club.
Ms. Collins also has ties to Saint John’s, having worked as a Camp Counselor for Camp Saint John’s from 1998-2005. We look forward to welcoming Ms. Collins back to campus this summer.