About the Courses...

The College & Career Planning courses are designed to explore individual student interests and help students' identify next steps post graduation. The use of SCOIR and YouScience will be used throughout the course to provide targeted and individual support for all students' whether they are navigating college applications or exploring career pathways.

Topics of Study

Senior Exiting: Career Planning

  • Self-Assessment

  • College & Career Research

  • Employability Skills

  • Financial Literacy

Senior Exiting: College Planning

  • Self-Assessment

  • College Research

  • College Application Process

  • Financial Aid & Scholarships

Meet the Educator

Mrs. Lauren Jerr

Mrs. Lauren Jerr


Mrs. Jerr joined the Spaulding School Counseling department in the summer of 2018 and transitioned to the ELO Coordinator role in the spring of 2019. Mrs. Jerr came to Spaulding from Granite State College where she worked in Admissions and served as an Academic Advisor. Prior to working at GSC, she spent six years working for School Year Abroad in North Andover, MA. At SYA she worked with students preparing to spend their junior or senior year of high school abroad in China, France, Italy or Spain. Mrs. Jerr loves to travel and has spent time traveling through Europe, Asia, South America and the Middle East. She now enjoys living and working in the Rochester community and enjoys connecting students to the many opportunities that exist outside of the traditional classroom. Mrs. Jerr is the proud mom of five year old triplets who you’ll often see tagging along at Spaulding sporting events.


  • B.A. Philosophy Salve Regina University

  • M.A. Human Relations Plymouth State University

  • M.Ed School Leadership Southern New Hampshire University expected Fall 2021

Community Engagements:

  • Leadership Greater Rochester -2018

  • Rochester Citizens Police Academy - 2018

  • National Thank a Police Officer Day, co-chair 2018-present

  • Board of Director Rochester Main Street 2018-2020

  • Board of Directors Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce 2020-Present

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