Meet Your School Counselors

Hello AMS Community!

We hope everyone is staying safe during these unprecedented times. Know that we are here for you and are thinking of you.

Please email us if you need to chat, if you need help or support OR just want to say hi :)

Who we are

6th grade: Mrs. Williams - cwilliams@ashland.k12.ma.us


7th grade: Mrs. Bartlett - tbartlett@ashland.k12.ma.us


8th grade: Ms. Lizotte - klizotte@ashland.k12.ma.us



Adjustment Counselor: Mrs. Roy - kroy@ashland.k12.ma.us


*Incoming 6th graders (2021-2022) will have Ms.Lizotte*

(We loop as counselors which means that you will have the same school counselor for all 3 years!)

What we do!

  • Social, emotional, and academic support to all students

  • Teach developmental guidance courses in all grades including units on bullying prevention, social skills, respect for self and others, and stress management

  • Parent information and consultation as needed

  • Work with outside programs to connect students with additional resources

  • Provide information on high school programs including vocational schools

  • Act as a liaison and resource between parents and teachers

  • Meet with academic teams, administration, nursing and wellness on a monthly basis

  • Assist with student transitions and registration

  • Serve on the RtI (Response to Intervention) Team, and assist with interventions as needed

  • Create and assist students with schedules

  • Coordinate all 504 plans for the middle school

  • Participate in IEP meetings as needed


BUT WAIT ... how could we forget another important member of our department !!

Meet Maggie !!

Maggie is a licensed therapy dog who likes to visit AMS in her free time. She enjoys being petted and walked outside. I think she enjoys AMS just as much as we do :)

.. loving her visitors during R&R day

.. hanging out with Mrs.Bartlett & Ms.Lizotte