Bonnie Little has retired. Renee Coyle will be taking her place as the new full-time high school counselor at VSAA. She will be starting on August 14, 2017. She can be reached at Renee.Coyle@vansd.org or 360-313-4607. Her regular hours are from 9am to 4:30pm every day; earlier or later appointments are possible as needed.
Lisa Madar is our full-time counselor for middle school students.She can be reached by email at Lisa.Madar@vansd.org or call her at 313-4626.
Tamara Scharfenkamp is our Prevention/Intervention Specialist. She is available on Thursdays. You can reach her by email at Tamara.firstname.lastname@example.org or call her at 360-313-4600.
If you have an emergency and cannot reach a counselor, please call the main office at 360-313-4600 and they will help you find assistance. Students may also sign up to see their counselor outside their office door.
VSAA School Code is 481480 for all college testing and applications.
Parent Project Flyer "Tired of the Drama?"
The Clark County Parent Project presented by ESD112 and the Clark County Truancy project provides proven strategies for parents raising today's children and teens. Next session starts January 2017. See the Flyer for enrollment information.
The VSAA Counseling and Guidance Program
The counseling and guidance program at VSAA provides a comprehensive approach to student services.As counselors, we support the teaching of guidance curriculum in the classroom through Advocacy, and also provide direct instruction in the areas of problem solving, conflict resolution, college planning, and career guidance.We work individually with students and consult with parents and teachers in regard to any academic and personal/social needs that may impact their success in the classroom.In addition, we provide counseling for students in regard to life issues and stressors that are impacting success in school and in the community; consultation with parents and staff; crisis intervention, and community information and referral as needed.
Lisa Madar, M.Ed. School counselor provides counseling services to students in grades 6 through 8.
Attention all 7th and 8th grade students, you maybe eligible for the College Bound Scholarship. This scholarship offers the promise of tuition and books to qualifying 7th , 8th and graders in the state of Washington. It covers the amount of tuition (at public college rates) not covered by other state financial aid, plus $500 for books. You can use it at two or four-year colleges. How to apply:Go to the following website to check income eligibility and sign up:www.wsac.wa.gov/college-bound.If you have questions or need help signing up, please call Lisa Madar for assistance at 313-4626. Students who are eligible this year need to sign up by June 30, 2017.
is at VSAA on Thursdays. She is available to talk to students and parents in
regard to drug and alcohol prevention and intervention services. You can
reach her by email or leave a message at 360-3134600.