Title: Elementary Guidance Counselor, Grades K-3 (A-K)
At PALCS Since: 2014
Education: Bachelor of Science in Psychology
Master’s in Elementary and Secondary School Counseling
Certified in Youth Mental Health First Aid
Brief Biography: Mrs. Kirk has worked in the mental-health field for seven years. She started her career as a Therapeutic Staff Support and Mobile Therapist for children on the autism spectrum. From there, she was an elementary school counselor in West Philadelphia for four years. Mrs. Kirk enjoys being active. She has completed two half-marathons and the Philadelphia 10 Mile Broad Street Run. She loves being outdoors and will happily go on any road-trip adventure. Mrs. Kirk has a baby named Levi and a dog named Joe, who make life so much fun!
Vision for PALCS: “I love that PALCS provides parents with an option for public education! It is empowering for parents and educators to work together with a shared vision to bring out the best in their children!”