COVID-19 Updates and Information

Grades 3-5 will return for full time in-person learning starting Monday, April 26, which will fully reopen all elementary schools. The K-12 Full Remote program will still be available to families who choose that option. Due to state regulations, Columbia and Goff will remain in the Hybrid Model at this time. The East Greenbush CSD will continue to evaluate options for Columbia and Goff students to receive increased in-person learning at 6 feet social distancing where possible.

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Guidance Program

Below are the highlights of our Guidance Curriculum by grade level. They follow the Comprehensive School Counseling Plan.


  • Orientation Program for Parents/Students (August)
  • Freshman Meet and Greet (October)
  • Annual Academic Program Reviews/ Scheduling (February-March)


  • 10th Grade Parent Night (October)
  • Career Interests Through Naviance (November)
  • Annual Academic Reviews/Scheduling (February-March)
  • ACT Practice Test (January during Regents Week)


  • PSAT Administration (October)
  • PSAT Results Interpretation (December)
  • Post High School Planning (December)
  • Junior Conferences: Post-Graduation Planning (January – June)
  • Post High School Planning Search (January)
  • Annual Reviews/Scheduling (February – March)
  • College Admissions Panel (March)
  • College Fair (May)
  • SAT Administration (May-June)


  • Individual Senior Conferences (September-November)
  • Post High School Planning Presentation (September)
  • College Caravan (September)
  • SAT Administration (October-November)
  • FAFSA Completion Workshop (November)
  • Alumni Day (January)


  • College Representative Visits (September-December)
  • Testing Administration (PSAT, AP, ACT, ASVAB)
  • College Information Night Program (October)
  • Career Fair
  • Military Advisement

Ongoing Guidance Activities Grades 6-12

  • Register and Orient New Students
  • Individual and Group Counseling
  • Crisis Counseling
  • Outside Referrals
  • Participation in Child Study Team/IST meetings
  • 504 Management/Coordination
  • Coordinate Parent-Teacher Conferences
  • Refer Students for Outside Counseling as Appropriate
  • Monitor Academic Performance of Students
  • Participate in School/District Activities and Committee Meetings
  • Maintain Accurate Student Records and Academic Transcripts
  • Participation in Open House and Evening Parent Conferences