• Guidance and Counseling

    612 E. Bethany Drive
    Allen, TX 75002
    The Allen ISD Counseling Program is built upon the National Model outlined by the American School Counselor Association (ASCA). All curriculum and activities reflect these high standardsThe Allen ISD Counseling Program is a comprehensive curriculum, preventive in design and developmental in nature. Curriculum is written to ensure equity and access. The Counseling Curriculum focuses on three areas or DomainsAcademic, Career, and Social/EmotionalThe purpose of the Program is to impart specific skills, knowledge and attitudes that lead to specific learning outcomes or competencies within these areas.

    Allen ISD Counseling Program Mission Statement

    The mission of the Allen ISD School Counseling Program is to provide a comprehensive, developmentally appropriate program that addresses the academic, career, and social/emotional development of all students. AISD counselors are advocates who, in partnership with other stakeholders, provide support to maximize academic achievement and student potential. 


    Elementary Counselors
    Allen ISD Elementary Counselors  
    Seated: Jan Bower, Cathie Vaughan, Dr. Jason Sharp, Ashley Barbeau, Sarah Gosdin
    Middle Row: Sandra Moffett, Angie Mirkes, Stacey Thomas, Calli Smith, Michelle Gilbert, Katie Rasmussen, Jamie Bramlett
    Back Row: Patricia Chavez, Dawn Horton, Susan Guest, Mary Jane Barnes, Julie Lindberg, Nicole Oliver
    Middle School Counselors
    Allen ISD Middle School Counselors
    Seated: Heather Youngquist, Trebreh Benjamin, Paige Centeno
    Standing: Debra Day, Emily Danner, Roxanne LeCroy, Loren Clanton, Jennifer Wedge
    LFC Counselors
    Lowery Freshman Center Counselors
    Cora Jackson, Karen Foster, Blanca Barnwell, Jamie Sarten, Aricka Marshall
    Not Pictured: Dustin Tamplen
    AHS Counselors                                                                
    Allen High School Counselors
    Seated: Dedrick Linwood, Jami Manley, Buffy Summers, Kristen Barger, Dustin Tamplen (currently at LFC), Brenda Boysselle
    Standing: Laura Zavala, Bing Thepsiri, Amber Purtell, LaShey Sisemore, Cynthia Greenwood, Donna Marshall, Kim Petty, Carrie Howell 
    AISD Support Counselors  
    Jennifer Atencio, AHS Support Counselor
    Derrick Sledge, Middle School Support Counselor
    Michele Fesenbek, Dillard Support Counselor
    Director and Coordinators of Counselors
    Penny Wiseman, Coordinator of Counseling 7-12
    Cheryl Loving, Director of  Counseling
    Who Are AISD Professional School Counselors?
    Professionals with…

    * Masters Degree in School Counseling

    * Texas Teaching Certificate
    * Minimum 3 Years Teaching Experience