There are numerous helping professionals assigned to Ionia High School. Students are assigned to a counselor based on an alphabetical listing according to the student's last name. Additional support is also available for any specific student needs.
Office Hours: 7:15am-3:15pm
Office Phone: 616-527-0560
Office Fax: 616-527-1413
Paige Patrick: Counseling Office Secretary
Ashley Gelder: Students A-G
James Batista: Students H-P
Jennifer Jockheck: Students Q-Z
Jennifer Woodhams: Special Education Coordinator
Brian Gussin: School Social Worker
Students are encouraged to come to the Guidance Office for counseling regarding personal problems, educational information, program planning, test interpretation, career information, schedule changes, etc. Scholarship information, college application forms, and catalogs for most Michigan colleges and many out-of-state schools are available in the counselors' office. Booklets, pamphlets, and catalogs, many of which may be signed out, are available for student use. Parents and students are encouraged to seek conferences with counselors in making educational and vocational plans.
For more detailed information on scholarship opportunities, leadership programs and/or opportunities for college credit, please follow this link