Counselors

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    Jessica Read
    Middle School Counselor
    Phone: 720-542-4813
    E-mail: jread@westminsterpublicschools.org


    Hello! My name is Jessica Read and I am the middle school counselor for the Future Center at Colorado STEM Academy, Ranum Middle School, Shaw Heights Middle School, Tennyson Knolls Preparatory School, and Westminster Academy for International Studies. My role is to support the career awareness, exploration and planning for 6th to 8th graders in WPS. I am in my seventh year at WPS, and have spent over ten years as a secondary school counselor in Colorado. I like to spend my free time reading, painting and drinking coffee.

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    Nicole Gietzel
    Middle School Counselor
    Phone Number: 303-487-2205
    E-mail: ngietzel@westminsterpublicschools.org


    Hello! My name is Nicole Gietzel. I am the middle school counselor for the Future Center at Colorado Sports Leadership Academy, John E. Flynn A Marzano Academy, Metropolitan Arts Academy, Orchard Park Academy, Josephine Hodgkins Leadership Academy, Harris Park Elementary, Sherrelwood Elementary, Fairview Elementary, Mesa Elementary, and Sunset Ridge Elementary. I look forward to working with students in grades 5th-8th on Career awareness, exploration, and planning. This is my second year working as a school counselor. I graduated with my master's degree in School Counseling from the University of Wisconsin-Stout. In my free time, I love to go hiking, traveling, and spending time with my family.

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    Lauren Hafemann
    High School Counselor
    Phone: 303-657-3943
    E-mail: lhafemann@westminsterpublicschools.org

    Hello! My name is Lauren Hafemann and I am a high school counselor for the Future Center at Westminster High School. This is my tenth year as a counselor in Westminster Public Schools. Overall, I’ve worked at elementary, middle and high school levels as a school counselor for the last 17 years – I am still so happy to work in this profession! In my free time, I like to spend time with my family, Netflix-binge and read.

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    Victoria Rimmey
    High School Counselor
    Phone: 303-657-3939
    E-mail: vrimmey@westminsterpublicschools.org

    Hello! I am a high school counselor for the Future Center at Westminster High School and Hidden Lake High School. I am your contact for questions about concurrent enrollment and ASCENT. This is my sixth year as a counselor in Westminster Public Schools (WPS). Prior to coming to WPS, I worked as a legal assistant, and counseling intern in Jeffco and DPS. I love helping students navigate the high school and postsecondary process to acheive their personal goals and dreams. In my free time, I like to spend time with my family, watch lots of movies, and see live theatre (pre-COVID, but hopefully again soon!)

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    Claudia Glascock
    PASS Coordinator
    Phone: 303-657-3985
    E-mail: cglascock@westminsterpublicschools.org

    Hello! My name is Claudia Glascock. I am a member of the Future Center as the Parent Academy for Student Success (PASS) Coordinator for Westminster Public Schools. I lead the first bilingual program in our district that provides families with the knowledge and skills to ensure their children achieve full potential. I am from Colombia, South America, where I worked as an Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon. I moved to Colorado after working for more than ten years as an executive director of a non-profit organization in Louisiana. I like to travel and enjoy different cultures.
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    Yvette De La Cruz - Carroll
    Career Coach
    Phone: 303-657-3929
    E-mail: ydelacruz@westminsterpublicschools.org

    Hola! My name is Yvette De La Cruz - Carroll and I am Westminster High School's Future Center Career Coach.  I am a Denver native, bilingual, and have over 18 years of experience in education.  My passion for developing and implementing student engagement stems from an amazing high school mentor that shifted the paradigm of my life.  I have a bachelor's degree from Metropolitan State University of Denver in Hospitality, Meeting & Travel Administration with an emphasis in Event Management.  I also have a Career and Technical Education (CTE) teaching certificate in Business and Marketing.  I thrive on identifying personal student goals, developing leadership skills, and planning career moves.  I make certain that students are ready to be successful with employment strategies such as resumes, interviewing skills, and building self-confidence. My interests include entrpreneurship, my Pomeranian, being an event planner, traveling and spending time with my family. 
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