Saxe 7th and 8th grade School Counselors:
Tammy Nettleton (formally Mardirossian) will be returning to Saxe for her 10th year as a counselor. At Saxe, Tammy has worked with both the 7th and 8th grade. She is a leader of the Mentors and More Homework Club, is a member of the SAPL (Social Academic Personal Learning) committee and facilitates both Take the Lead in 7th grade and Advisory in 8th grade. Tammy has also served on the Board of Directors at the Outback. Tammy will be the counselor for the 7th grade Green Team, 8th grade Purple Team (last names L-Z) and 8th grade Red Team.
This is Brad Lepisto's 7th year as a school counselor at Saxe. Brad comes to New Canaan via Wisconsin and Peace Corps Kenya. In addition to daily school counselor duties, he has a particular interest in Project Adventure and Circle of Friends. Brad is also a math teacher and continues to teach. Brad is currently the counselor for the 8th grade Green Team, 8th grade Purple Team (last names A-K), and 7th grade Red Team.
This is Sarah Beltran’s 3rd year as a Saxe school counselor working in the Upper Division. Two years ago she served as a long-term sub in the Lower Division and is thrilled to have the opportunity to continue on at Saxe. Sarah is a graduate of the Fairfield University School Counseling program and trained in the Darien and Stamford school districts. She carries over her relationship and organizational skills from her previous career in television commercial production. This year she facilitates groups for Circle of Friends, Advisory (8th grade) and Take the Lead (7th grade). Sarah is the counselor for the 7th and 8th grade Blue Teams.