Washoe Country School District

August 20, 2014

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Washoe County School District

Counseling Department

Brown Center
14101 Old Virginia Road
Reno, NV 89521
Director Counseling, Equity and Diversity
Katherine Loudon, kloudon@washoeschools.net
Administrative Assistants:
Marnie Sheffield: (775) 850-8011
Shirley Winters:(775) 850-8012
FAX: (775) 850-8020


Click here to find your child's school counselor 

Counseling Information and Resource Website (Counselors Only)


What is a School Counseling Program?


A school counseling program:

  • Reaches every student
  • Is comprehensive in scope
  • Is preventative in design
  • Is developmental in nature
  • Is an integral part of the total educational program for student success
  • Selects measurable student competencies based on local needs in the areas of academic, career, and personal/social domains
  • Has a delivery system that includes school guidance curriculum, individual planning, responsive services and system support
  • Is implemented by a credentialed school counselor
  • Is conducted in collaboration with all stakeholders
  • Uses data to drive program decisions
  • Monitors student progress
  • Measures both process and outcome results and analyzes critical data elements
  • Shares successes with stakeholders

Answers the question: How are students different as a result of the school counseling program?