Edison Counseling Page

"What you're supposed to do when you don't like a thing, is change it. If you can't change it, change the way you think about it."

-Maya Angelou

counseling drop in hours on wednesdays are from 1:30PM to 2:30PM. Please find your counselor's name below to schedule an appoiment.


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Minneapolis College & Career readiness week

Virtual College and Career Week

MPS invites students in grades 6-12 to participate in our exciting College and Career Week from March 29 to April 2. All activities and events are virtual and free. The week is filled with great opportunities for students to explore a range of career and college topics; learn more about their career interests; and identify the best post-secondary options to reach their professional aspirations. Check the event website for more details and schedules

Ms. Aili's Email: aili.brom-palkowski@mpls.k12.mn.us

Mr. Tratz's Email: todd.tratz@mpls.k12.mn.us

Ms. Baumgartner's Email: kris.baumgartner@mpls.k12.mn.us

💕To get to the original Counseling Page simply Click HERE

✨To get to the District Distance learning page click HERE

🙌 To get to the Indian Education page click HERE

Counseling Department Mission, Vision and Goals

Thomas Edison High School Counseling Department


To provide a comprehensive, developmental counseling program that addresses the personal/social, academic and career development of all of our students.


Every student will acquire the academic, career and personal/social skills to reach their fullest educational potential and successfully manage their lives as healthy, responsible, competent and productive citizens who respect themselves and others.


To foster student achievement for EVERY student.

To implement a school counseling program which is data-driven, proactive, prevention-based, developmentally appropriate and supports school improvement.

To promote and enhance the learning process for ALL students.