• Welcome to the Counselor's Corner
     
    I am Mrs. Barnes, the Career Specialist at LaPorte Co Career and Technical Education AK Smith Area Career Center.
     
  • The students at AK Smith Area Career Center are preparing to be College and Career Ready!
     
    REGISTER NOW FOR THE 2017-2018 SCHOOL YEAR.
    WE ARE ONLINE!!!
    GO TO:   WWW.EDUCATEMC/CAREERTECH AND CLICK ON "ENROLL NOW".
    SEE YOUR SCHOOL COUNSELOR TO GET THE CONFIRMATION/SIGNATURE PAGE WHICH MUST BE SIGNED  AND TURNED IN TO COMPLETE THE REGISTRATION PROCESS. 
    MANY CLASSES FILL UP QUICKLY, SO THE SOONER YOU REGISTER THE BETTER. 
     
    READY--SET--GO-- AND OPEN THE DOOR TO YOUR FUTURE.

  • I began my professional career in 1985 with the Indiana Department of Correction and transitioned to School Counseling in 1998.  I am a strong proponent of Career and Technical Education and believe it is the future. I want to help students find their career path based on their abilities, interests and values.
     
     
    Contact me at:
     
    Email: jbarnes03@mcas.k12.in.us
     
    Phone and extension: (219) 873-2120, ext. 8720