• Guidance Department

    Meet your guidance team

    Susan Kelly, Upper School Counselor

    Jana Nayman, Lower School Counselor

    *Ms. Nayman is at Beachside on Mondays, Thursdays, and Fridays.


    The guidance and counseling program at BMV takes a proactive approach to

    working with students to reach their highest potential as lifelong learners.

    Our guidance program consists of four major components:

    Guidance Curriculum
    Individual Planning
    Systems Support
    Responsive Services

    Social- emotional Learning (SEL) – 5 competencies 

    Self Awareness 

    Self Management – knowing how to behave 

    Social Awareness – outside your own environment – how to fit in 

    Relationship Skills - getting along with others

    Responsible decision making – making the right choices