Lauralton Hall

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Meet the Counselors


Yvonne Fosse-Previs ’90
Director of Counseling
College Counselor

Year Appointed: 1999
BA, Manhattanville College
MS, Bank Street College of Education

Ms. Fosse-Previs has served as director of counseling since 2013. She is certified by the Harvard Summer Institute on College Admissions. A member of the Lauralton Hall class of 1990, Ms. Fosse-Previs also has served on the alumnae board. Earlier, she worked as a museum curator promoting equal access to educational programs and opportunities. Her experience also includes academic advising, personal tutoring and study skills training. Ms. Fosse-Previs is a member of the Connecticut School Counselors Association.


Susan Fracker
College Counselor

Year Appointed: 2001
BA, Stonehill College
MA, Fairfield University

Mrs. Fracker is a Connecticut State Certified School Counselor and a member of the Connecticut School Counselor Association. In addition to her counseling role she manages Lauralton’s Career Day, which brings together women from a variety of professions to talk about their chosen fields with Lauralton students. Earlier in her career, Mrs. Fracker worked at Jockey Hollow Middle School in Monroe and as a substitute teacher in Trumbull.


Erin Chamberlain
School Counselor

Year Appointed: 2014
BA, Fairfield University
MA, Fairfield University

Mrs. Chamberlain is school counselor for ninth and tenth grade students. She also is an instructor for Lauralton's First Year Experience, a signature program designed by Mrs. Chamberlain to help freshmen navigate the transition to high school. She is a Connecticut State Certified School Counselor as well as a member of the Connecticut School Counselor Association and the American School Counselor Association. Mrs. Chamberlain also serves as AP Exam coordinator and moderator of Lauralton's Debate Team and Club. Earlier in her career, Mrs. Chamberlain worked at Norwalk High School and Fairfield Ludlowe High School. She is active in supporting women’s and children’s issues. Mrs. Chamberlain completed the Avon Breast Cancer walk (39 miles in two days) and has participated several times in the Make a Wish Foundation’s Color Run.


Katie Hutchinson
School Counselor

Year Appointed: 2018
BA, Iona College
MA, Fairfield University

Ms. Hutchinson serves as school counselor for all grade levels at Lauralton. She also is moderator for Lauralton's Mock Trial Club. She holds a master’s degree in school counseling from Fairfield University and a bachelor’s degree with a dual major in psychology and mathematics from Iona College. She is a Connecticut State Certified School Counselor and a National Board Certified Counselor. She also is a member the American School Counseling Association, Connecticut School Counselor Association, Chi Sigma Iota: International Counseling Honor Society, and Phi Sigma Sigma Sorority, Alumnae.