Photo Gallery: Giving Guidance

In this slideshow, follow Gail Bottone as she tackles questions, meetings, paperwork, and headaches.
Gail Bottone, the head of the guidance department at Sickles High School in Tampa, Fla., handles all college and career counseling for the school's nearly 2,000 students. Counselors like Ms. Bottone have a unique and powerful role to play in preparing students for life after high school. But a new survey of counselors, one of the largest ever, shows many are frustrated. In this slideshow, follow Ms. Bottone as she tackles questions, meetings, paperwork, and headaches.

Photos by Melissa Lyttle for Education Week

A version of this article appeared in the December 07, 2011 edition of Education Week as Photo Gallery: Giving Guidance