Our counselors employ a comprehensive approach to student well-being, integrating essential social-emotional learning into their work with our students. They support and guide our students toward success in their education and future careers and truly care about how they grow as humans.
They are present in every building, every day, ready to engage with and empower all students.
But don’t just take our word for it. Here is what a few of our counselors had to say about their awesome jobs.
“I can honestly say that I love my job! Of course, there are tough days, but I'm very fortunate to work with an AMAZING group of staff and students, which makes it all worth it. I am proud to work in Lorain and even prouder to be a Washington Titan!” – Bailey Whalen, Washington Elementary School.
“Being a part of this Titan family at Longfellow has given me purpose. I am genuinely excited to see the students’ faces every day they attend school. I make a point to praise and encourage students to reach success and develop into impactful members of our community. Thank you, LCS!” – Dara Perry-Brutton, Longfellow Middle School.
“I love providing a safe space for all the students at GJW to be themselves. I love making meaningful connections with my students, families, and staff." – Donna Zychowski, General Johnnie Wilson Middle School.
“Our ultimate goal as a school counselor is to help guide the students through high school and beyond. We listen and learn about them to assist when choosing classes or providing other supports. What is most meaningful to me is seeing a student years later, and that student says thank you for making a difference. We do our best now with the hope that we are always making a difference in their lives. We love what we do!” – Jill Griebe, Success Academy/Early College.
"Our work here is based on relationships we build with our kids. It is through these relationships that we assist our kids with their social, emotional, career, and academic needs." – Mark Stimecz, Lorain High School
Please join us in thanking our incredible school counselors for their unwavering dedication and commitment to the well-being and success of all Titans.