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: 7:45am-3:30pm
Office Phone: 616-527-0560
Office Fax: 616-527-1413
Debbie Bogner: Counseling Office Secretary
Robert Gaus: Students A-G
James Batista: Students H-N
Jennifer Jockheck: Students O-Z
Sara Kriegbaum: Special Education Coordinator
Amy Bagnasco: School Social Worker
Brian Gussin: School Psychologist
Derek Robertson: 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.