Guidance and Counseling Services



Welcome to Hackett Middle School Guidance Office!


We are looking forward to a fulfilling school year with your child. Here are some points of information for you as we proceed through the year together.



School Counselors

Markeith Brown: mbrown2@albany.k12.ny.us
Caseload: 6th grade last name A-L, Team 7A, Team 8A, & Ms. MacNabb's Class.

Dorraine Watson: dwatson@albany.k12.ny.us
Caseload: 6th grade last name M-Z, Team 7B, Team 8B, Ms. Lopez's Class & Ms. Ever's Class



Guidance Office Phone : 475-6486
Guidance Office Fax: 475-6487
Shanell Brown: Guidance Secretary: sbrown@albany.k12.ny.us
Please call Ms. Brown for general guidance questions, to send transcripts and receive applications for working papers.



Do not hesitate to call or email us with questions, concerns or to schedule a team conference.



General Information


William S. Hackett Middle School has two full time school counselors. The counseling office is located on the First Floor across from the Main Office. Students must have valid, written permission from teachers and/or staff members to visit the counselors. Scheduled appointments are available. Although most visits are student initiated, parents are encouraged to contact the counselors by phone (475-6486) or by email to establish team meetings and/or discuss concerns regarding their student.