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Penn Hills School District


Guidance Profiles
Ann Dugan
B.S. in Elementary Education, Duquesne University; 1988 
M.S. in School Counseling, Duquesne University; 1992
6th Grade Students

Teacher in Diocese of Pittsburgh; 1988 - 1992
Behavior Specialist at Wesley Spectrum; 2005 - 2006
Kindergarten Teacher at William Penn Elementary School; 2006 - 2007
K-3 Counselor at Penn Hebron Elementary Academy; 2007 - 2013
Linton Middle School Counselor; 2013 - Present

Jim Gilson
B.S. in Sociology, John Carroll University 
M.Ed. Certification,Elementary and Secondary School Counseling, Duquesne University
8th Grade Students 

Employed with the Penn Hills School District since 2005 as a School Counselor
Previously employed by the Mt. Lebanon and Lower Burrell School Districts

Amy K. Vincler
B.S. in Health and Physical Education, University of Pittsburgh 
M.Ed. Certification in Elementary and Secondary School Counseling, University of Pittsburgh
7th Grade Students and Guiddance Department Chairperson at Linton Midddle School

Employed with the Penn Hills School District since 1996 in both Health and Physical Education and as a School Counselor
Previously employed by the Highlands School District 


Maggie Watson
B.S. in Education of the Mentally and Physically Handicapped K-12; 1997 
M.S. Ed. School Counseling; 2004
5th Grade Students

Behavior Specialist PACE School; 1997 - 1998
Special Education Teacher, Penn Hills High School; 1998 - 2005
School Counselor, Linton Middle School; 2005 - Present
SAP Coordinator, Linton Middle School; 2014 - Present

Contact Information

Amy Vincler
Grade 5 & 6
(412) 793-7000
Ext. 6125

James Gilson
Grade 5 & 7
(412) 793-7000
Ext. 6123

Margaret Watson
Grade 5 & 8
(412) 793-7000
Ext. 6122 

Ann Dugan
Grade 8
(412) 793-7000
Ext. 6121
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