2023-24 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: Stefanie Andrews (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 (795-8439)
    • 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: 
    • Cody Stultz (795-8436)

 

ALPHA TEAMS

Incoming Students (Class of 2028)

Counselor Assignment Dean/Social Worker Assignment Psychologist Assignment  
A-B Katelyn Pantke (795-8064) A-G Tim Tilton/Brian Kittinger A-LAM Angela McAndrews  
C-D Nicole Gibson (795-8472) H-N Kevin Johnson/Colleen McLean LAN-Z Terri Wilson  
E-G Mark Wasik (795-8474) O-Z Rebecca Talvera/Alex Valdez    
H-J Greg Stolzer (795-8478)      
K-L Sherri DeVore-Benitez (795-8476)      
M-N Itandehui Luis (795-8473)      
O-R Cyndi Karmik (795-8475)      
S-T Brett Littlehale (795-8471)      
U-Z Teri Manderino (795-8039)      

Grade 9 (Class of 2027)

Counselor Assignment Dean/Social Worker Assignment Psychologist Assignment  
A-B Katelyn Pantke (795-8064) A-G Tim Tilton/Brian Kittinger A-LAM Angela McAndrews  
C-D Nicole Gibson (795-8472) H-N Kevin Johnson/Colleen McLean LAN-Z Terri Wilson  
E-G Mark Wasik (795-8474) O-Z Rebecca Talavera/Alex Valdez    
H-J Greg Stolzer (795-8478)      
K-L Sherri DeVore-Benitez (795-8476)      
M-N Itandehui Luis (795-8473)      
O-R Cyndi Karmik (795-8475)      
S-T Brett Littlehale (795-8471)      
U-Z Teri Manderino (795-8039)      

Grade 10 (Class of 2026)

Counselor Assignment Dean/Social Worker Assignment Psychologist Assignment  
A-CAR Katelyn Pantke (795-8064) A-HAN Tim Tilton/Brian Kittinger A-LAM Angela McAndrews  
CAS-ED Nicole Gibson (795-8472) HAO-PAR Kevin Johnson/Colleen McLean LAN-Z Terri Wilson  
EF-HAN Mark Wasik (795-8474) PAS-Z Rebecca Talavera/Alex Valdez    
HAO-KN Greg Stolzer (795-8478)      
KO-MC Sherri DeVore-Benitez (795-8476)      
ME-PAR Itandehui Luis (795-8473)      
PAS-SCHN Cyndi Karmik (795-8475)      
SCHO-V Brett Littlehale (795-8471)      
W-Z Teri Manderino (795-8039)      

Grade 11 (Class of 2025)

Counselor Assignment Dean/Social Worker Assignment Psychologist Assignment  
A-CAR Katelyn Pantke (795-8064) A-HAN Tim Tilton/Brian Kittinger A-LAM Angela McAndrews  
CAS-EID Nicole Gibson (795-8472) HAO-PAT Kevin Johnson/Colleen McLean LAN-Z Terri Wilson  
EIE-HAN Mark Wasik (795-8474) PAU-Z Rebecca Talavera/Alex Valdez    
HAO-KNU Greg Stolzer (795-8478)      
KOB-MC Sherri DeVore-Benitez (795-8476)      
ME-PAT Itandehui Luis (795-8473)      
PAU-RYL Cyndi Karmik (795-8475)      
SAD-VRO Brett Littlehale (795-8471)      
VU-Z Teri Manderino (795-8039)      

Grade 12 (Class of 2024)

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