• 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 Personal/Social. The purpose of the Program is to impart specific skills, knowledge and attitudes that lead to specific learning outcomes or competencies within these areas.

    Elementary Counselors
    Allen ISD Elementary Counselors  
    Seated: Sarah Gosdin, Angie Mirkes, Jodi Measels, Michelle Gilbert, Sandra Moffett, Susan Guest Back Row: Katie Rasmussen, Michele Fesenbek, Jamie Bramlett, Stacey Thomas, Nicole Oliver, Julie Northam, Calli Smith, Mary Jane Barnes, Julie Lindberg, Jan Bower, Shawn Wylie
    MS 2017
    Allen ISD Middle School Counselors
    Seated: Kim Petty, Roxanne LeCroy, Jennifer Wedge
    Standing: Amy Smith, Heather Youngquist, Renae Perez, Loren Clanton, Debra Day
    LFC 2017
    Lowery Freshman Center Counselors
    Trina Brown, Blanca Garcias, Cora Jackson, Tracy Mandeville
    AHS 2017                                                                
    Allen High School Counselors
    Seated: Lisa Davis, Jami Manley, Jami Tuttle, Karen Foster, Brenda Boysselle
    Standing: Demarius Howard, Donna Lincoln, Donna Marshall, Dustin Tamplen, Buffy Summers, Jill Clayton
    Jennifer Atencio, AISD Support Counselor
    Mary Safi, AISD Support Counselor
    Phyllis Spain, Executive Director of School Leadership & Guidance

    Allen ISD Counseling Program Mission Statement

    The mission of Allen ISD School Counseling Program is to provide a comprehensive, developmental counseling program addressing the academic, career, personal/social development of all students. School counselors are professional school advocates who provide support to maximize student potential and academic achievement. In partnership with other educators, parents or guardians and the community, school counselors facilitate the support system to ensure all students in AISD have access to and are prepared with the knowledge and skills to contribute at the highest level as productive members of society.

    Who Are AISD Professional School Counselors?
    Professionals with…

    * Masters Degree in School Counseling

    * Texas Teaching Certificate
    * Minimum 3 Years Teaching Experience

    Allen ISD School Counseling Programs Teach

    Academic Development

    * Effective learning in school and across the lifespan

    Academic preparation for post-secondary options

    Relationship of academics to work, family and community life


     Career Development

    Investigate the world of work to make informed decisions

    Strategies to achieve future career goals

    Relationship to personal qualities, education, training and the world of work


    Personal & Social Development

    Interpersonal skills to respect self and others

    Decision making, setting goals and taking action to achieve goals

    * Understanding everyday safety and survival skills