Mission: School counselors at Goshen Middle School believe that all students deserve the instruction and services needed to prepare for success at the next educational level, including sound counseling services. Therefore, the mission of the Goshen Middle School Counseling Program is to provide a safe and supportive comprehensive school counseling program that is equally accessible to all and empowers students to experience academic success, overcome challenges that interfere with learning, and become responsible citizens and contributing members of a global economy, enriching our present and future world.

School Counselors: 

Jan Desmarais-Morse  (Grade 6)    Email: jandm@goshenschools.org

Sarah Horn  (GIMS Grade 7)           Email: shorn@goshenschools.org                    

Jill Koop Liechty  (GIMS Grade 8)   Email: jliechty@goshenschools.org                 

Katherine Christoffersen  (GNTMS Grades 7 & 8)      Email: kchristoffersen@goshenschools.org   

 

Programming:

The GMS School Counseling program follows the guidelines of the American School Counselor Association (ASCA) National Model which includes services around the domains of:

  • Academic
  • College/Career/Post-secondary
  • Personal/Social

and includes direct services to students such as:

  • classroom guidance
  • small group support/counseling
  • individual support & counseling

as well as indirect student services such as:

  • Consultation with parents, school staff, and outside agencies
  • Collaborative support
  • Referrals to outside agencies