Student Support Team

Welcome to Montclair! 

We are the student support team and help students with academic, emotional and social concerns. Please feel free to reach out if your child needs support.

Ms. Montavon, Mrs. McDonald, Mrs. Smith, Ms. Hotelling


Contact Information and Office Hours: 

School Counselors 

Mrs. McDonald - Monday - Friday 8:30 to 3:30- [email protected] 

Mrs. Smith - MWTh, F-  8:30 to 3:30- [email protected]

Ms. Montavon - Tuesday- 8:30-3:30- [email protected]


School Psychologist 

Ms. Hotelling - MWF - 8:30-3:30- [email protected] 



School Social Worker

Ms. Caynor - MWF - 8:30-3:30- [email protected]



 PWCS cares deeply about students' emotional well-being. If a student is in need of emotional support during this time, please feel free to send an email to [email protected]. A school mental health or health professional will answer and offer virtual support to students to the best of their ability. This email is not to be used for emergency situations as it will not be monitored 24 hours a day. If a student is ever in an emergency situation he/she is encouraged to call 911 or utilize one of the resources listed below:

Emergency Resources:

ACTS Helpline 703-368-4141

1-800-SUICIDE (24-hour hotline) 1-800-784-2433

Crisis Text Hotline (24-hour hotline) 741741

PWC Child Protective Services Hotline 703-792-4200

PWC Community Services Board 703-792-7800 (western) 703-792.4900 (eastern)