Union Middle School is very excited to be able to provide our students with academic, social, and emotional counseling throughout the school year. Our counseling team consists of Mrs. Abbey Rabinovich, Student Assistance Coordinator and Guidance Counselor, and Mrs. Elana Liebeskind, Guidance Counselor. For the 2019-2020 school year, Mrs. Liebeskind serves as guidance counselor for all 8th grade students and 7th grade students with an IEP or 504. Mrs. Rabinovich serves as guidance counselor for 7th grade students who do not have an IEP or 504 Plan. The guidance counselors loop with students, transitioning students each year and remaining with them for the duration of their time at Union Middle School.
Mrs. Rabinovich is also the Student Assistance Coordinator for all 7th and 8th grade students. She provides our students with social and emotional support through individual and group counseling. Mrs. Rabinovich has previous experience as a School Counselor in Bergen County before joining Union Middle School. She serves as the Anti-Bullying Specialist and chairs the School Climate Committee. Mrs. Rabinovich also co-chairs the Advisory Committee and Response to Intervention team.
Mrs. Elana Liebeskind worked as a School Counselor on the Main Line of Philadelphia since 2005, before returning to the area and joining the Rutherford School District in 2013 as Counselor at Pierrepont School. Mrs. Liebeskind serves as the Vice President of the New Jersey School Counselor Association and is on the Executive Board of the Bergen County School Counselor Association. She enjoys collaborating with recognized partnerships to better the lives of the students at Union Middle School. Mrs. Liebeskind advises the Service Club and co-chairs Friends of Rachel.
Please feel free to contact any of our counselors using the contact information below:
Mrs. Abbey Rabinovich
Mrs. Elana Liebeskind