Monday, October 19, 2020   4:00 pm PDT

Counselor Panel: How to Best Utilize School Counselors


Join our panel of school counselors as they discuss how schools can leverage all the amazing resources and tools that school counselors has to offer. 


Chelsea Gallagher

Chelsea graduated from Eastern Washington University with her bachelor’s degree, is a Nationally Board Certified Teacher in English Language Arts, and holds two Master’s degrees from Grand Canyon University.

Brie Tonk

Brie has been a school counselor for 11 years working with student K-12. Prior to working in schools she was a Victim Advocate for Domestic Violence. She lives in CO with her husband and 3 kids.

Trish Howard

Former elementary teacher and current elementary school counselor for the Racine Unified School District. Married for 20 years with 3 daughters. I love great conversations, volunteering in our community, long walks and anything outdoors with our family.

Alexandra Hunt

Alex has worked as a High School Counselor at Tamalpais High School in Mill Valley, CA for seventeen years and takes a holistic approach to counseling, believing that prioritizing student mental health should be the main goal during the pandemic.

Leah Martone

This is my eighth year as a school counselor. I have worked with K-12th grades, but I am currently in a position working exclusively with Kindergarten-2nd graders. I truly love working with the little ones, they bring so much joy to my days.

Sarah Gonzalez

Serving her 17th year as a School Counselor in the Corona Norco Unified School District and her 3rd year as the Intervention Counselor at Eleanor Roosevelt High School (4800 student enrollment) in Eastvale, California.

Mark Sommer

I was a special education teacher for 21 years, 19 in middle school, and 2 years in high school. I recently completed my school counseling degree program in May after 4 years and decided to jump right into this year as an elementary school counselor.