East Lyme High School Counselors

The School Counseling Department offers programs and services to enable and encourage each student to achieve his or her potential and to serve the student’s needs as a whole. The department strives to help each student develop self- respect and positive self-image. Counselor responsibilities encompass the organization and implementation of individual and classroom developmental counseling, teacher collaboration and student programs.


Assistant Principals

  • Henry Kydd, Classes of 2026 & 2027
  • Julie Shvetz Classes of 2024 & 2025

Administrative Assistants

  • Cindi Freeman, Registrar, x5512
  • Sylvia Williams-Lapides, Attendance, x5555
  • Ellen Bellos, School Counseling, x5580
  • Lisa Opsahl, Student Support, x5510
  • Kimberly Hurlock, Assistant Principals & School Psychologists, x5590