2020-21 DGN ALPHA Teams

Students who are struggling with social-emotional issues, have access to counseling services by counselors, psychologists, social workers, or the student assistance coordinator. Every student at DGN is assigned to an ALPHA TEAM based on their last name. Each ALPHA team includes counselors, a dean, a psychologist or social worker, a student assistance coordinator, and the nurse (see description/services below). These teams meet weekly to identify students who may need additional support, brainstorm interventions, and asses the effectiveness of the interventions.

Our team includes:

  • Associate Principal for Counseling & Student Support Services: Erin Ludwick (795-8415)
  • Department Chair/504 Coordinator: David King (795-8387)
  • Counselors - academic advisement, student advocacy, address social-emotional needs, access to support services
    • College & Career Counselor: Teri Manderino (795-8039)
  • Psychologists - assessment, consultation, counseling; addressing social-emotional needs of students
    • Angela McAndrews (795-8483)
    • Terri Wilson (795-8482)    
  • Social Workers - assessment, consultation, counseling; addressing social-emotional needs of students
    • Brian Kittinger (795-8485)
    • Colleen McLean (795-8486)
    • Alex Valdez (795-8037
  • Student Assistance Coordinator - coordinate prevention and intervention activities to maintain a healthy student population
    • Keith Bullock (795-8488)
  • Deans - maintain safe schools, monitor school climate, attendance and discipline
    • Kevin Johnson (795-8433)
    • Rebecca Talavera (795-8431)
    • Tim Tilton (795-8434)
  • Nurse - manage health office; leadership in prevention and intervention efforts for student physical health issues.
    • Mary Beth Tamm (795-8481)
  • School Police Counselor: 
    • Tom Powers (795-8436)

 

ALPHA TEAMS

Grade 9 (Class of 2024)

Counselor Assignment Dean/Social Worker Assignment Psychologist Assignment  
A-CAB Katelyn Pantke (795-8064) A-GUN Kevin Johnson/Brian Kittinger A-LESL Angela McAndrews  
CAC-DESI Nicole Gibson (795-8472) GUO-PAT Rebecca Talavera/Colleen McLean LESM-Z Terri Wilson  
DESO-GUN Mark Wasik (795-8474) PAU-Z Tim Tilton/Alex Valdez    
GUO-KAR Greg Stolzer (795-8478)      
KAS-MARS Sherri DeVore-Benitez (795-8476)      
MART-PAT Kevin Leslie (795-8473)      
PAU-SCHM Cyndi Karmik (795-8475)      
SCHN-WARM Brett Littlehale (795-8471)      
WARN-Z Teri Manderino (795-8039)      

Grade 10 (Class of 2023)

Counselor Assignment Dean/Social Worker Assignment Psychologist Assignment  
A-B Katelyn Pantke (795-8064) A-GUN Kevin Johnson/Brian Kittinger A-LESL Angela McAndrews  
C-D Nicole Gibson (795-8472) GUO-PAT Rebecca Talavera/Colleen McLean LESM-Z Terri Wilson  
E-HAM Mark Wasik (795-8474) PAU-Z Tim Tilton/Alex Valdez    
HAN-KN Greg Stolzer (795-8478)      
KO-MC Sherri DeVore-Benitez (795-8476)      
ME-PETRO Kevin Leslie (795-8473)      
PETROU-SEB Cyndi Karmik (795-8475)      
SEC-VI Brett Littlehale (795-8471)      
VO-Z Teri Manderino (795-8039)      

Grade 11 (Class of 2022)

Counselor Assignment Dean/Social Worker Assignment Psychologist Assignment  
A-CAM Katelyn Pantke (795-8064) A-GUN Kevin Johnson/Brian Kittinger A-LESL Angela McAndrews  
CAN-FL Nicole Gibson (795-8472) GUO-PAT Rebecca Talavera/Colleen McLean LESM-Z Terri Wilson  
FO-HOL Mark Wasik (795-8474) PAU-Z Tim Tilton/Alex Valdez    
HOM-LAU Greg Stolzer (795-8478)      
LAV-MER Sherri DeVore-Benitez (795-8476)      
MES-PE Kevin Leslie (795-8473)      
PF-SEE Cyndi Karmik (795-8475)      
SEF-WAS Brett Littlehale (795-8471)      
WAT-Z Teri Manderino (795-8039)      

Grade 12 (Class of 2021)

Counselor Assignment Dean/Social Worker Assignment Psychologist Assignment  
A-CARL Katelyn Pantke (795-8064) A-GUN Kevin Johnson/Brian Kittinger A-LESL Angela McAndrews  
CARM-EN Nicole Gibson (795-8472) GUO-PAT Rebecca Talavera/Colleen McLean LESM-Z Terri Wilson  
ES-HAR Mark Wasik (795-8474) PAU-Z Tim Tilton/Alex Valdez    
HAS-KOP Greg Stolzer (795-8478)      
KOQ-ME Sherri DeVore-Benitez (795-8476)      
MI-PER Kevin Leslie (795-8473)      
PES-SCH Cyndi Karmik (795-8475)      
SCI-V Brett Littlehale (795-8471)      
W-Z Teri Manderino (795-8039)