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Counseling @KIS

Academic & Career. Personal & Social.

Using a global perspective, the Counseling Department at Kyiv International School provide academic, career, and personal/social services to students, parents, school staff, and our campus community.  

Ms. Pamm Ohlinger
Counselor

Ms. Chelsey Zoromski
Counselor

Ms. Lindsey Rech
Counselor/AP Coordinator

Using a global perspective, the Counseling Department at Kyiv International School provide academic, career, and personal/social services to students, parents, school staff, and our campus community. 
The School Counseling program at Kyiv International School has been developed within the framework of the International School Counselor Association’s International Model for School Counseling Programs.

The counselors at KIS use the following delivery systems: 

  • Guidance Curriculum - Success Orientation and counseling lessons given by the school counselor during the school day. 
  • Individual Student Planning - Meeting with students individually or in groups. 
  • Responsive Services - Responding to immediate, unplanned social-emotional needs. 
  • System Support – Administrative and management tasks to maintain the school counseling program. 


How we spend our time at each division? 

Delivery System

Pre-School & Elementary

Middle School

Secondary

Guidance Curriculum

 45%

 15%

15%

Individual Student Planning

 5%

35%

35%

Responsive Services

 30%

 35%

30%

System Support

 20%

 15%

20%

 

School counselors at KIS follow International Content Standards. Here are the domains and a brief overview of each: 

Academic
  • Improve academic self-concept

  • Acquire skills for improving learning

  • Achieve school success

  • Improve learning

  • Plan to achieve goals

  • Relate school to life experiences

Career
  • Develop career awareness within a global workplace

  • Develop global employment readiness 

  • Acquire career information appropriate to a multi-cultural setting

  • Identify career goals

  • Acquire knowledge to achieve career goals

  • Apply skills to achieve career goals

Personal/Social
  • Acquire self-knowledge

  • Acquire interpersonal skills

  • Apply self-knowledge skills

  • Acquire personal safety skills

Global Perspective
  • Discover what culture is and how it is formed

  • Learn about wats in which culture manifests in societies