About Our Counselors


Ms. Proietti

Ms. Hickmott

Ms. Proietti is a full-time professional school counselor. She has been at ASFS for 5 years. Ms. Proietti received her Bachelor of Science in Education and Psychology from Syracuse University and her Masters in Counseling from Johns Hopkins University. She grew up in Connecticut and enjoys skiing and reading. Your student probably knows her as Ms. P.



Olivia Proietti

Phone: 703-228-8092


Days/Hours available: M-F 8:30AM-4:00PM

JoAnna Hickmott

Phone: 703-228-8082


Days/Hours available: T, Th, F 8:30AM-4:00PM

ASFS Counseling Program

What are School Counselors?

The Role of the School Counselor

APS School Counseling Vision and Mission

Mission: School counselors of Arlington Public Schools encourage equitable learning and access through advocacy and support for all students. The School counselor addresses the academic success, career self-awareness and social/emotional resiliency of all students. All students have access to a Comprehensive School Counseling Program.

Vision: All individuals who learned in the Arlington Public School system embrace the concept of the whole adult and are practiced in the skills of self-awareness, self-management, responsible decision-making, relationship building and social awareness and are fulfilled in life.