Greetings to each of you!
I am Gwendolyn McGrew-Dale, the School Counselor at Dunbar
Creative and Performing Arts Magnet School. This will be my first year at
Dunbar, but my 23rd year in the Mobile County Public School System. I
am the proud mother of two teenage kids, who are always on the go. Therefore, I
am always busy with them, and that is so fulfilling to see them being active,
It is always exciting working with an amazing group of students,
and I cannot wait to experience this year with each of our students. As your School Counselor I am, “Aiming for
Excellence”, and expecting great things from each of you this year! I look
forward to assisting our students to succeed and meet his/her own personal
goals for this school year and beyond. My goal is to ensure that all students
meet their level of success and for each of them to become well rounded,
productive citizens, gain more social-emotional awareness, and most of all, for
each of our students to be able to balance academics and extracurricular
Our school offers school counseling services as an additional
resource to help your student succeed in their academic goals, as well as
support social and emotional growth throughout the school year. Counseling
sessions in a school setting are typically short-term in nature and focus on
solutions to help your child succeed in all areas of his/her development.
Counseling activities can include individual or group
counseling, whole class presentations and observations. Many of these
activities will focus on helping students learn ways to build positive social
skills, gain confidence in their ability to interact with others and learn ways
to deal with problems and conflicts constructively. Large group classes will
focus on career development, bullying, personal safety, and character to name a
Your student may be referred from a teacher, staff member or
from you as a parent/guardian. To make a referral or speak with me, you may
call the school or email me. The school phone number is 251-221-2160, and my
email is firstname.lastname@example.org.
I am excited to be working with your student and hope to meet all the families that make Dunbar the best school in Mobile County! May we all have the best school year possible!