Kelly M. Birkhimer
High School Counselor
I am responsible for students in grades 9-12
What I do....
Direct Student Services
Direct services are in-person interactions between school counselor and students.
Career planning: School counselors coordinate ongoing systemic activities designed to assist students in establishing personal goals and developing future plans.
Academic Planning: I will help each student develop schedules each year in ordo maximize their success in the classroom, as well as, take full advantage of the opportunities in grades 9-12.
Responsive services: Responsive services are activities designed to meet students’ immediate needs and concerns. Responsive services may include counseling in individual or small-group settings or crisis response.
Indirect Student Services: Indirect services are provided on behalf of students as a result of the school counselors’ interactions with others including referrals for additional assistance, consultation and collaboration with parents, teachers, other educators and community organizations.