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 families. 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 Amanda Keller
    Ordway Elementary School is served by Janette Dodge
    x̌alilc (Halilts) Elementary School is served by Katie Brase
    Commodore Options Program is served by Ryan Abshere
    Sakai Intermediate School is served by Beth Hebert and Anita Watson
    Middle School Level

    School counselors at Woodward Middle School are available to work with students, staff, and families 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 Constan
    Patricia at 206-780-4507
    Sue at 206-780-4508
    Commodore Options Program is served by Ryan Abshere

    High School Level

    School counselors at Bainbridge High School and Eagle Harbor High School:

    • 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 the 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.
    Bainbridge High School is served by:
    Adam Ward
    Last names A-C, Running Start Seniors
    Nicole Wescott
    Last names D-H
    Krista Pal  
    Last names I-Mc, running Start Juniors
    Lauren D'Amico
    Last names Me-Ri
    Cara Tebo
    Last names Ro-Z
    Eagle Harbor High School is served by Ryan Abshere
    Social Worker
    School 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,