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Counselor’s Corner

forsterMy name is Karen Forster and I’m excited to be the School and Family Counselor at Kate Mitchell School.

I received my BSE in Elementary Education and my MS in Elementary Counseling at Central Missouri State University. This is my 24th year in education and my eighth year at Kate Mitchell.

In my spare time I like to read, travel and spend time with my family.

As the School and Family Counselor, I get the chance to work as a team with parents, school staff and community resources to help make school a caring and supportive place for our students.  I help students overcome barriers to their progress in academic and social/emotional growth by providing prevention and intervention services.  Please do not hesitate to contact me for assistance.

Contact: Karen Forster | 515-239-3775 |


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