Counseling

The ISY student body is a friendly group of learners who look out for each other.  The ISY counselors help to maintain the fantastic spirit found at ISY.

Counseling Guidance Policy

Counseling at ISY

  • We believe students are at the center of all services we provide and should be given the support they need in order to become compassionate global citizens.
  • We believe all students have the right to learn in a safe and supportive environment.
  • We believe educating the whole person is vital to individual success.
  • We believe in celebrating diversity and supporting our students’ personal and cultural identity.

Philosophy Statement

In collaboration with the ISY community, the ISY counseling department provides a comprehensive, developmental counseling program addressing the academic, career/college and social/emotional development of all students. The counseling department’s mission is to assist students to become engaged, compassionate life-long learners who will become a force for positive change in the world.

 

Counseling Downloads

To view ISY’s Counseling Policies download the ISY Comprehensive School Counseling & Guidance Program

Child protection is taken very seriously at ISY.  We have a detailed policy document which is reviewed every year.  To read the document download the Child Protection Policy.

 

Meet the Counselors

Patricia Amundson-geisel

Elementary School Counselor

Ms. Patty has served the ISY community for 7 years. As the elementary counselor she supports students, parents and staff by providing social-emotional, academic and educational services.

Ron Fast

Middle School Counselor

Mr. Ron joined ISY towards the end of the 2018-19 school year.  He joins us from an international school in Japan and brings with him a wealth of counseling knowledge from working for 20 years in the Asian region.

Mick Amundson-geisel

High School Counselor

Mr. A-G has been a counselor at ISY for nearly seven years. He handles the social/emotional, academic and university admissions needs of students in grades 9 to 12. He has two children attending ISY.