School Counseling

School Counselors are vital members of every school's education team. Currently, 80 professional school counselors serve students in 39 schools in Poudre School District, assisting kindergarten-12th grade students  in academic success, college and career readiness, and social/emotional development.  

PSD counselors adhere to the standards of the American School Counselor Association. Learn more about school counselors as well as the ASCA Mindsets & Behaviors for Student Success: K-12 College and Career Readiness Standards for Every Student.


To find out more about a specific school's counseling program and counselors, please contact your student's school.

Contact Information

PSD Counseling Coordinator
Patti Young | 970.685.1451 |

Secondary Counselor Coordinator
Theresa Fightmaster | 970.490.3332 |

Elementary School Lead Counselor
Julia Toland | 970.488.5885 |

Middle School Lead Counselor
Julie Baker |  970.472.7311 |

Senior High Lead Counselor
Jen Smela | 970.488.6431 |