Counseling Center

Welcome to the Counseling Center!
Your counseling staff at NDPA is here to help you and your student succeed.

Counseling Staff

Debra Denning


Lanette Rupert

Student Services Coordinator

Our purpose, and in accordance with the State Of Utah Comprehensive Guidance Standards, is to support your student through:

  • Individual academic planning
  • College and Career Readiness Conferences (CCR)
  • Counseling behaviorally and academically struggling students
  • Present and coordinate classroom guidance lessons and activities
  • Mediation with students
  • Assist principals and teachers with individual and school wide action plans
  • Provide community resources and referrals to families of students
  • Provide small and large group counseling services as needed

Please be aware that a school counselor does not:

  • Provide therapy for students or families
  • Perform disciplinary actions with students or teachers
  • Perform the same duties as a principal or assistant principal