Neal Middle

School Counseling Team

In response to the COVID-19 health crisis, we want to be available to our Neal students and families during our time out of school to offer emotional supports and share mental health resources. We hope that everyone is staying safe during this challenging time. Please reach out to us with any questions or concerns.

Lauren Habel


7th Grade Counselor

lauren_habel@dpsnc.net

Ashley Bennetone

8th Grade Counselor

ashley_bennetone@dpsnc.net

Jackie Valachovic

How to Reach Us?

Our counseling team has weekday contact hours between 8 am and 3 pm. Since we are not in the school building it is best to reach us via email. Please remember that it could take up to 1 business day for a response. See green button below.

Important: Please be aware that use of technology and online forms of communication may present confidentiality and privacy concerns.

If students/families are in immediate need of emotional or mental health support please use the following resources or dial 911 if an emergency: