School Counselors

The VBCPS School Counselors will host a series of online panels entitled “Multiple Pathways.” The purpose of these panels is to provide students and parents with information about post-secondary options and resources that are available to students.    The six series panel will cover topics ranging from the College Admission Process, Scholarships and Financial Aid and Military Academies and Recruiters. Installment number 2 is available now.  Click on the links below to access scholarship presentation and resources.

Scholarship Presentation

Scholarship Resources

Please contact Dominic Ellis to set an appointment. 
In order to request a schedule change please fill out this form.

Welcome to the Guidance Department at Frank W. Cox High School. We hope that our site is helpful to you. You will find links to the many resources that will help students as they navigate high school and begin their journey to college and the workforce. Counselors are always available to assist students and families. The current contact information for each of our counselors can be found on our counselor personnel page. We look forward to serving you.

VBCPS School Counseling Mission Statement

The mission of the Virginia Beach City Public Schools High/Middle/Elementary School Guidance Program is to partner with parents, community, faculty and staff to provide a comprehensive, developmental counseling program addressing the academic, career, and personal/social development of all students thus preparing them with the knowledge and skills to be productive members of society.

For an overview of Virginia Beach City Public Schools' Guidance/Counseling Services please visit their website at VBCPS Guidance.

Frank W. Cox High School's Guidance Services

Academic Counseling
Career Counseling
Personal / Social Counseling

Dr. Susan Sigler
Department Chair
Students (V - Z)
648-5260, Ext.
Virtual Virginia, Parchment 
 Dr. Sigler
Erica Francis
Students (A - Coop)
648-5264, Ext. 85264
Colleges, Career Fair, Dual Enrollment Coordinator
 Ms. Francis
Jennifer Lanz
Students (R - U)
504 Coordinator, Student-2-Student, Inclusive Communities
 Mrs. Lance
Matthew Mullenix 
Students (Han - L) 
648-5265, Ext. 85265 
Military, ASVAB, Scholarships
 Mr. Mullenix
Jane Sheffield
Students (Cope - Ham)
Scholarships, Co-Coordinator, PSAT Co-Coordinator, AVID
 Ms. Sheffield
Maurice Jordan
Students (M - Q)
648-5262, Ext. 85262
AP Co-Coordinator, NCAA Eligibility
Maurice Jordan
Adria Phillips
ACCESS Counselor
648-5250, Ext. 58359
Dominic Ellis
648-5261, Ext. 85261 
 Mr. Ellis

Additional Guidance Department Connections