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Franklin Towne Charter High School’s Guidance Department consists of four full-time counselors whose primary goal is to monitor and ensure the academic and emotional success of all FTCHS students.

The overall goals of our department are:

1. To monitor the academic progress of all FTCHS students.
2. To aid students in learning the skills necessary to be successful in life.
3. To educate students in the steps necessary in transitioning from high school to college and the world beyond. Use the auxiliary Guidance pages below for information regarding college preparation and other opportunities available to students.
4. To help students become independent and self-sufficient.
5. To teach students to be successful and productive!

During the course of the year you may be contacted by members of the Franklin Towne Guidance Department.  We stand ready to help ensure that your child is getting the most out of their educational experiences at FTCHS and we welcome your feedback!

The Counselors Are:

Patrick Drewry (Caseload-last names A-E) 215-289-5000 x3009,

Elizabeth Kaisinger (Caseload-last names F-L) 215-289-5000 x3008,

Christopher Logan (Caseload-last names M-Ri) 215-289-5000 x3015,

Lindsay Runyen (Caseload-last names Ro-Z) 215-289-5000 x3007,




FTCHS Parent College Night

Panel Discussion with Admissions Representatives


Thursday, October 27, 2016

6:00 to 7:00 PM


FTCHS Auditorium


Please join us for our annual Parent College Night. This is a great opportunity for ALL parents, regardless of the students’ levels. Representatives from various colleges will be on hand to give an overview of the individual schools, discuss issues in selecting schools, differences between schools and admissions issues. In addition, Counselors will be on hand to help facilitate the discussion and answer your questions.


If you have any questions, please contact your child’s School Counselor.