Career and Counseling Center

Career and Counseling Center

Meet the High School Counselors

Liane Heivly - School Counselor for Sophomores and Freshmen with the Last Name A-G

Liane Heivly received a Bachelors of Arts in Psychology from SUNY Geneseo and a dual Masters of Science from Canisius College in Clinical Mental health Counseling as well as School Counseling. Liane has worked as a School Counselor at Lincoln Elementary and also is a Licensed Therapist (LPC) and Ceritfied Advanced Drug and Alcohol Counselor (CAADC) who specializes in adolescent substance use disorders and LGBTQ issues. In her spare time Liane likes to sew and bass fish. Liane is also the Costume Designer for our Musicals at PSD.

Kelly LeiboldMs. Kelly Leibold - School Counselor for Seniors and Freshmen with the Last Name H-O

Kelly Leibold received a Bachelor of Science in Home Economics Education from Indiana University of Pennsylvania. Upon graduation, she taught Home Economics in Allentown Pennsylvania for two years. She then moved on to teach Family & Consumer Science at Pottstown Middle School. Kelly graduated with a Master of Science in Secondary Counseling from West Chester University of Pennsylvania. She also earned a certificate in Restorative Practices from the International Institute of Restorative Practices. In her free time Kelly enjoys spending time with her husband & daughter, reading, cycling, traveling and hiking. Ms. Leibold can be reached at 610-970-6716. 

Stephenie Williams - School Counselor for Juniors and Freshmen with the Last Name P-Z

Stephenie Williams received a Bachelor of Arts from Chestnut Hill College in Human Services. Upon graduation, she worked at Victim Services Center of Montgomery County, Inc. She graduated with a Master of Education in Counselor Education from West Chester University of Pennsylvania in 2014. She then started her career as a School Counselor. Stephenie recently earned her Master of Education in Educational Leadership from Pennsylvania Western University. In her freetime, she is a part-time restaurant manager, spends time with her two children, and likes to workout. Miss Williams can be reached at 610-970-6736.

Susan pittMrs. Susan Pritt - Career Coach

Mrs. Pritt assists 9th-12th grade students through college and career planning. Prior to Pottstown High School, Mrs. Pritt was a school counselor for a couple different public and private high schools for over a decade. She has experience with students interested in a wide range of college and career choices. She believes high school is an exciting time to learn and explore the vast array of career opportunities! Mrs. Pritt is very excited to help Pottstown students find their passion and create a career path to achieve their dreams. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, and competing in a variety of races.

Career and Counseling Center

The Role of the School Counselor
High school years are full of growth, promise, excitement, frustration, disappointment and hope. It is the time when students begin to discover what the future holds for them. Secondary school counselors enhance the learning process and promote academic achievement. School counseling programs are essential for students to achieve optimal personal growth, acquire positive social skills and values, set appropriate career goals and realize full academic potential to become productive, contributing members of the world community. The professional high school counselor holds a master’s degree and required state certification in school counseling. Maintaining certification includes on-going professional development to stay current with educational reform and challenges facing today’s students.
American School Counselor Association
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