Moorhead Public Schools - S.G. Reinertsen Elementary School, Moorhead, Minnesota

Licensed School Counselor (August 2004-May 2010)

  • Built close relationships with 920 students K-5th grades, families, 95 faculty & staff and one administrator.
  • Presented over 350 classroom guidance lessons yearly.
  • Facilitated over 120 counseling groups yearly.
  • Collaborated with school social worker and school psychologist in facilitating the Student Support Team.
  • Coordinated Measures of Academic Progress (MAP) testing each fall and spring.
  • Supervised 10+ school counseling interns and practicum students.


Moorhead Migrant Summer School Program, Moorhead, Minnesota

Licensed School Counselor Volunteer (June-July 2003)

  • Assessed needs of students, then designed, facilitated and team-taught guidance lessons to 1st-8th graders.
  • Built relationships and worked closely with 87 students, eight teachers and one administrator.
  • Organized speakers including Rape and Abuse Crisis Advocate and a Police Officer for presentations on prevention and safety to further support student needs.
  • Supervised and interacted with students during recreational activities.


Lake Park-Audubon High School, Lake Park, Minnesota

Licensed School Counselor (August 2003-June 2004)

School Counselor Intern (January-May 2003)

  • Built close relationships with 360 students 7th-12th grades, 46 faculty & staff and two administrators.
  • Developed, implemented, and assessed counseling groups that met the needs of students including 7th and 8th grade Girl Talk Lunch Bunches Group, 9th and 10th grade Teenage Girl Talk, and Boys Club.
  • Facilitated academic, career, educational, and personal/social counseling.
  • Coordinated state testing, AP testing, PSAT, SAT, ACT, financial aid night, career planning night and scheduling.
  • Participated in Child Study meetings and Student Support Team meetings.