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Penn Hills School District

Guidance/School Counselors

School Counselor Profiles
 
Jim Gilson
Education:
B.S. in Sociology, John Carroll University 
M.Ed. Certification, Elementary and Secondary School Counseling, Duquesne University


Background:
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
Education:
B.S. in Health and Physical Education, University of Pittsburgh 
M.Ed. Certification in Elementary and Secondary School Counseling, University of Pittsburgh


Background:
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
Education:
B.S. in Education of the Mentally and Physically Handicapped K-12; 1997 
M.S. Ed. School Counseling; 2004
 

Background:
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

 

Mary Wakefield
Education:
B.S. in Human Service, Geneva CollegeM.S.PC, Certification, Elementary and Secondary School Counselor, Carlow University
 

Background:
Behavioral Specilist ll, Three Rivers Youth2011
Mobile Therapist, Merakey. Education Center2019
Behavioral Specialist, Merakey Education Center-2018
School Counselor, Penn Hills Elementary- Sunbelt Staffing-2021
School Counselor, Linton Middle School-Current

Contact Information
 
James Gilson
Grade 6
(412) 793-7000
Ext. 6123
 
Margaret Watson
Grade 7
(412) 793-7000
Ext. 6122 
 

Amy Vincler
Grade 8
(412) 793-7000
Ext. 6125

Mary Wakefield
New Directions
(412) 793-7000
Ext. 6121

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