Counseling Department

The Counseling Department at Woodland Middle School supports the academic and personal development of all students. Counselors also help to coordinate programs such as orientation for new students and Career Fair. They aide with the transition to high school, provide academic support, assist with school, county and state testing. Middle school is an exciting time of growth and change and the counseling department can help parents and students adjust to the transitions that take place during these years.

Counseling Staff Contact Information

Woodland Middle School counselors provide a safe, nurturing and non-judgmental environment for students to explore social and emotional self awareness, as well as academic and career opportunities. Students’ development is supported through individual and group counseling, whole group instruction as well consultation with school and community stakeholders.

NameJob TitleTelephoneLinks
Brittany Auerbach
School Psychologist
Lauren Herman
Students Taking A Right Stand (STARS)
Emily Kalishman
Counselor (6th Grade, Class of 2026), Dance Team
Brianne Leibham
School Social Worker
Annikki Merritt
Counselor (8th Grade, Class of 2024)
Deana Stepanic
Counselor (7th Grade, Class of 2025)