School Counselors & Social Worker
Elementary and Intermediate Level
Elementary school counselors perform a variety of services which include classroom guidance lessons, coordinating state testing, acting as a liaison between general education and special education, providing crisis intervention and meeting with parents. School counselors facilitate collaboration with the principal, parents, teachers and outside resources which allows them to focus on a student’s social-emotional growth and how this affects academic performance.Blakely Elementary School is served by Krista Sodt206-780-2076Ordway Elementary School is served by Janette Dodge206-780-1455Wilkes Elementary School is served by Katie Brase206-780-3023Commodore Options Program is served by Ryan Abshere206-855-0500Sakai Intermediate School is served by Beth Hebert206-780-6554Middle School Level
School counselors at Woodward Middle School are available to work with students, staff and parents on any issue or concern that may affect a student’s ability to focus on schoolwork with the goal of supporting students of all abilities as they strive to achieve social, emotional and academic success. School counselors work individually or in groups with students to promote safety, self-advocacy, resiliency, and problem solving skills while seeking to encourage and support students as they navigate the exciting experience of middle school.Woodward Middle School is served by Patricia Beer and Sue ConstanContact Patricia at 206-780-4507Contact Sue at 206-780-4508Commodore Options Program is served by Ryan Abshere206-855-0500
High School Level
School counselors at Bainbridge High School and Eagle Harbor High School:
Contact the Counseling Center at Bainbridge High School for questions regarding student services.Bainbridge High School is served by:Adam WardLast names A-C, Running Start Seniors206-780-1259Nicole WescottLast names D-H206-780-1359Krista PalLast names I-Mc, running Start Juniors206-780-1367Lauren D'AmicoLast names Me-Ri206-855-0419Cara TeboLast names Ro-Z206-780-1376Eagle Harbor High School is served by Ryan Abshere206-855-0500Social WorkerSchool social workers link school, home, and community in helping students achieve academic success. As part of an interdisciplinary team to help students succeed, school social workers also facilitate community involvement in the schools while advocating for student success.BISD's district-wide social worker is Sarah Frost, firstname.lastname@example.org.
- work in conjunction with the state and district goals and standards of raising and supporting student success;
- are an integral component of the high school instructional programs focusing on developmental needs of all students (academic, personal, social and emotional);
- serve as a liaison for administrators, staff and parents to help students reach their full potential;
- work to successfully transition students into and out of high school;
- work collaboratively with community agencies and professionals.