Guidance Department


Open Door Policy

Serving Students, Parents, Faculty and Administration

We Work with You

College Acceptances & Scholarships



  • School Adjustment

  • Social Issues

  • College Selection


  • AP Testing

  • PSATs

  • Course Selections

  • College Search



  • Mr. Bill Vanore: Director of Guidance:  P and Veritas Scholars

  • Mr. Dennis Carey:  A, B, C, E, F, G, L, M, N, O and W

  • Mrs. Caroline Brittain: D, H, I, J, K, Q, R, S, T, U, V, X, Y and Z

  • Mrs. Carol Wallace: Special Needs Coordinator/Academic Support Counselor: Grades 9-12

  • Ms. Tracy Jankowski: Foundations Teacher/Academic Support Assistant

  • Mr. Dan Duddy: Pastoral Minister for Athletics serving as student mentor providing assistance in leadership/academic/career programs and NCAA eligibility

  • Mr. Jack Brogan: Substance Awareness, MTI Counseling Services of NJ, 732-270-8333



  • Career Interest Profiler

  • Personality Type Assessment

  • Career Speakers


  • Student Assistance/Substance Awareness

  • SAT Prep Course

  • College Search

  • Scholarship Information

  • College Representatives 


  • Ms. Abbatemarco

  • Mrs. Gaspartich

Please note:  There are some exceptions to the counselor assignments. Students will be informed directly by the counselors.





Contact Information

711 Hooper Avenue
Toms River, NJ 08753
Tel. 732.349.8801
Fax. 732.349.8956

Mission Statement

The high school community of Donovan Catholic educates its students to live their faith, respect and serve others, and pursue academic excellence in a college preparatory environment.

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