Guidance Department

Guidance Department

Guidance Department

Welcome to the Oneonta High School Guidance webpage. We hope you find the information provided helpful. Our goal is to help students be successful and to prepare them to take the next step in their lives either through education, employment or the military. Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions.


Important Information

Peer Tutors: Sophomores, Juniors & Seniors
If you are interested in tutoring for money or for community service please stop into the guidance office to sign up stating your availability and what you would like to tutor. If you want to get paid, you must also ask for an employment application.
As many of you already know, PSAT results are now available on  This detailed report includes valuable information as well as a link to the Khan Academy, an online resource for SAT prep.  Additionally, we have received students' individual paper reports that are now accessible in the guidance office.  If you are interested in picking up your report and discussing your results with your counselor, please come in to make an appointment.  Otherwise, you will receive your paper report during your individual junior meeting that will take place in the spring.

Please remember that there is also a standardized test prep component in Naviance Family Connection as well.  You can access this program under the Resources tab in Family Connection titled "Naviance Test Prep"  When preparing to take either the SAT's or the ACT's, please remember registration dates and deadlines.  Also, if you qualify for free/reduced lunch, there are fee waivers availabe for you.

SAT/ACT 2019-2020 Dates

SAT Dates 

October 5, 2019           Registration deadline       September 6, 2019 

November 2, 2019       Registration deadline       October 3, 2019  

December 7, 2019        Registration deadline       November 8, 2019

March 14, 2020             Registration deadline       February 14, 2020

May 2, 2020                 Registration deadline        April 3, 2020

June 6, 2020                Registration deadline        May 8, 2020 

ACT Dates

September 14, 2019     Registration deadline     

December 14, 2019      Registration deadline         November 8, 2019

June 13, 2020               Registration deadline        May 8, 2020 


OHS Profile

Guidance Links


Nichola Segal
Guidance Counselor
Caseload: Letters: A - G
Phone: 607-433-8243 ext. 2123

Suzanne Garcia
Guidance Department Chair
Caseload: Letters: H - O
Phone: 607-433-8243 ext. 2121
Kris Kaschak
Guidance Counselor
Caseload: Letters: P - Z
Phone: 607-433-8243 ext. 2122

Guidance Secretary
Brianne Thompson
607-433-8243 ext. 2120


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