E:  shughes@stjoseph.academy

Degree(s):  B.A. Liberal Arts and Psychology, Masters

Educational Background:  graduated Summa Cum Laude in 2016 from Rutgers University with her bachelor’s degree in Liberal Arts and Psychology.  She was an ABA therapist for young children before going back to get her Master’s in Education for Elementary and Secondary Counseling in May 2020.  She has experienced counseling at both the elementary and secondary level and is happy to have found a home here at Saint Joseph Academy.

Accomplishments / Awards: Graduated Cum Laude

Samantha  provides the students with college and career readiness counseling, as well as social and emotional support services.  She will work with students on their study skills, interpreting their test scores, and help them reach their educational goals.  She is also able to provide resources and referrals to outside sources as needed.