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Who is the School Counselor?


Hello, my name is Mrs. Dorsch and I am the School Counselor at Jackson Elementary!  Although I am new to Central Cambria, and I not new to this area.  I have lived my entire life in Ebensburg, with a few years in Loretto for college.  My husband Shawn, who is also a lifetime local, and I have 3 children. We love this area and think it is a wonderful place to live and raise our children. 


I am also not new to school counseling or teaching. This is my 19th year in education. I spent 5 years at Blacklick Valley High School working in the Special Education Department, I then spent 13 years as the Elementary Counselor at Blacklick Valley as well. I am so very excited and honored to be the Counselor at Jackson and I look forward to a great year full of much success, growth and of course fun! 


Educational Background:

Saint Francis University, 2003 with a BS in Elementary (K to 6) and Special Education (K - 12).  


Indiana University of Pennsylvania, 2008 with a Master's degree in School Counseling.  


Point Park University, 2018, Principal Certification K - 12 



Contact Information:

Please feel free to contact me with any questions, concerns, etc.


My extension is 5208 or you can email me at [email protected]