Mission: School counselors at Goshen Middle School believe that all students deserve the instruction and services needed to prepare for success at the next educational level, including sound counseling services. Therefore, the Goshen Middle School Counseling program provides a safe and supportive comprehensive school counseling program, collaborating with key stakeholders to ensure equal access to all through classroom instruction and individual and small group counseling. Students are empowered to pursue academic and vocational success, to overcome challenges that interfere with learning, and to become engaged citizens who enrich our present and future world.

Telephone: 574.533.0391 (see individual extensions below)

School Counselors: 

Redhawk Online Academy ROA Grades 6, 7, 8 – Sarah Horn                                                                                                Email: shorn@goshenschools.org   Telephone Ext: 2779

Grade 6 – Jan Desmarais-Morse             Email: jandm@goshenschools.org                     Telephone Ext: 2815

Grade 7 – Katherine Christoffersen        Email: kchristoffersen@goshenschools.org     Telephone Ext: 2827

Grade 8 –  Jill Koop Liechty                      Email: jliechty@goshenschools.org                   Telephone Ext: 2816



The GMS School Counseling program follows the guidelines of the American School Counselor Association (ASCA) National Model which includes services around the domains of:

  • Academic
  • College/Career/Post-secondary
  • Social-Emotional Learning (SEL)

and includes direct services to students such as:

  • classroom guidance
  • small group support/counseling
  • individual support & counseling

as well as indirect student services such as:

  • Consultation with parents, school staff, and outside agencies
  • Collaborative support
  • Referrals to outside agencies