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School Counselor of the Year 



Congratulations to Brian Coleman, Jones College Prep, Chicago, Ill., the 2019 School Counselor of the Year. "Brian is a school counselor who not only currently represents the best the profession has to offer but also who will continue to set the bar high, even if it means moving in new directions," said David Gilmer, Jones College Prep faculty member. Read more about Coleman. Hear from Coleman about the school counselors' role and impact. Listen to Coleman's acceptance speech at the School Counselor of the Year Awards Gala.

 


The 2019 School Counselor of the Year finalists are:

The School Counselor of the Year award honors professionals who devote their careers to advocating for the nation’s students and addressing their academic and social/emotional development and college and career readiness needs.



2018 School Counselor of the Year: Kirsten Perry, Lawndale Community Academy, Chicago, Ill. Read more.


2017 School Counselor of the Year: Terri Tchorzynski, Calhoun Area Career Center, Battle Creek, Mich. Read more.

2016 School Counselor of the Year: Katherine Pastor, school counselor, Flagstaff High School, Flagstaff, Ariz. Read more.

2015 School Counselor of the Year: Cory Notestine, school counselor, Alamosa High School, Alamosa, Colo. Read more.

2014 School Counselor of the Year: Robin Zorn, school counselor, M.H. Mason Jr. Elementary School, Duluth, Ga. Read more.

2013 School Counselor of the Year: Mindy Willard, school counselor, Sunset Ridge Elementary School, Glendale, Ariz. Read and watch more.

2012 School Counselor of the Year: Nicole Pfleger, Nickajack Elementary School, Smyrna, Ga. Read more.

2011 School Counselor of the Year: Randy McPherson, Trezevant Career & Technology Center, Memphis City Schools, Memphis, Tenn. 

2010 School Counselor of the Year: Barbara Micucci, Caley Elementary School, King of Prussia, Pa. .

2009 School Counselor of the Year: Julie Hartline, Campbell High School, Smyrna, Ga. 

2008 School Counselor of the Year: Tammi Mackeben, Ernesto Serna K-8, El Paso, Texas.