•  Salem School Counseling Office (Guidance)

     Hours: 8:00 am- 4:00 pm

    Phone: 518-854-6010/ Fax: 518-854-6974

    Kristin Eastman, 7-12 School Counselor

    Katelynn Bestafka, K-6 School Counselor

    Laura Leblanc, Counseling Secretary

     Welcome to the Salem Counseling Office! Here you can find links to registration paperwork, directions for the parent portal, helpful web pages, this year's scholarship opportunities, and a calendar of upcoming guidance events. Keep checking back as we will be adding information throughout the school year.

    The counseling department provides a program of counseling to support the academic and emotional needs of our students. We are dedicated to the belief that all students can learn.  Expectation of high student performance is balanced by a positive and nurturing philosophy. This approach has created a school environment filled with student and staff pride in its united quest for excellence.

    The office is open year-round. Hours are 8 am to 4 pm during the school year, and 7:30 am to 3:30 pm during the summer.

    Please call our office at 518-854-6010 or email:


    Kristin Eastman: keastman@salemcsd.org (ext.612)

    Katelynn Bestafka: kbestafka@salemcsd.org (ext. 627)

    Laura LeBlanc:  laleblanc@salemcsd.org  (ext. 610)