Counseling Services

  • Mission Statement

    The mission of the Aledo ISD Guidance and Counseling Department is to provide a comprehensive guidance and counseling program which fosters academic success, college and career preparation, and social and emotional development. Through effective communication, Aledo ISD school counselors will consult and collaborate with students, parents, teachers, and members of the community to advocate on behalf of all students.

    Program Overview

    There are four components ot the overall comprehensive Guidance and Counseling program in Aledo ISD. The four areas and their responsibilities are:

    • Guidance Curriculum - Guidance lessons on a variety of topics; large-group consultations with students
    • Responsive Services - Individual counseling sessions; parent consultations regarding individual student needs; coordination with outside referral sources
    • Individual Planning - Academic and career guidance; parent and student consultation regarding planning and goal-setting; interpretation and analysis of assessment instruments
    • System Support - Community outreach; parent education programs; teacher consultation; school improvement planning
  • Cyber Safety
    Click here to be taken to the NetSmartz Workshop website. This is an interactive, educational program of the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC) that provides age-appropriate resources to help teach children how to be safer on- and offline.

    Stop Bullying
    Click here to be taken to the stopbullying.gov website for information and resources.

    Credit by Exam (CBE)
    Click here to be taken to the current year District information regarding CBEs.

Contact Us

  • Director of Student Services and Safety
    Scott Kessel
    817-441-5161 phone
    817-441-4234 fax

    Coder Elementary Counselor
    Jennifer Kirkpatrick
    817-441-6095 phone
    817-441-5135 fax

    McCall Elementary Counselor
    Shannon Reynolds
    817-441-4500 phone
    817-441-4535 fax

    Stuard Elementary Counselor
    Angela Adair
    817-441-5103 phone
    817-441-5116 fax

    Vandagriff Elementary Counselor
    Lindsay Garrison
    817-441-8771 phone
    817-441-5150 fax

    Walsh Elementary Counselor
    Megan Settle
    817-207-3355 phone
    817-207-3356 fax

    McAnally Intermediate Counselor
    Jamie Ries
    817-441-8347 phone
    817-441-5177 fax

    Aledo Middle School Counselors
    Trisha Huffman - 7th grade
    Laura Lowe - 8th grade
    817-441-5198 phone
    817-441-5133 fax

    Daniel 9th Grade Campus Counselor
    Erin Finn
    817-441-4504 phone
    817-441-2146 fax

    Aledo High School Counselors
    Stacy Jones - A-Go
    Annie Walker - Gr-Ok
    Tricia Hackfeld - Ol-Z
    817-441-8711 phone
    817-441-5136 fax

    Aledo Learning Center Counselor
    Michelle Morales
    817-441-5176 phone
    817-441-9488 fax