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Mrs. Erica Churilla
School Counselor A – Har

My name is Erica Churilla and I am the counselor for students with last names A-Har.  I have a bachelors degree in Elementary Education with an endorsement in middle school Science, and a Masters in Education, School Counseling from Purdue University Calumet. I taught 8th grade Science for five years before completing my counseling degree. I spent nine years as a counselor at Lake Central High School before becoming a Clark Coyote. I truly enjoy the middle school age, and look forward to working with students from 5th grade to 8th grade, as this time is a unique transition. I am available to assist with academic, personal, and social concerns. I can also provide families with information on outside resources and to answer questions. I really look forward to meeting all of my students and their families at Clark Middle School!

Miss Sharon Vail
School Counselor Has – Pin

My name is Sharon Vail and I am the school counselor for students with the last names from Has-Pin. I am excited to be working with the students and families of Clark Middle School. I look forward to helping the students navigate through these middle years; encouraging them to create good academic habits and do their best daily. I hope to help them grow emotionally, become more independent and treat each other with respect and kindness. The students are always welcome to see me. I earned my Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work and my Master’s Degree in Education/School Counseling, both from Purdue University Calumet. I have 17 years experience with high school students as a professional school counselor and have previous experience working with youth in other settings.

Mr. Jacob Biscan
School Counselor Pio – Z

My name is Jacob Biscan and I am the school counselor for students with the last names from Pio-Z. I am so excited to be part of the Clark Middle School family and look forward to working with all of my students and their families. The middle school years are an important time for development in many facets of life and I am happy to play a part in helping my students grow and move toward success academically and personally. I am here to assist all of my students in the fields of academics, social-emotional growth, and college and career planning. For my undergraduate degree, I attended Indiana University Bloomington and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Education in Social Studies. Over the next 8 years, I taught various subjects to grades ranging from preschool to 8th grade. I was a middle school Social Studies and Health teacher for 6 years. After that, I taught preschool through 8th grade Physical Education for 2 years. In addition, I was an athletic director for three years while I was teaching. After 8 years of being in the classroom, I graduated from Purdue University Northwest with a Master of Science in Education in School Counseling. I began my journey as a school counselor at La Porte Middle School and was a counselor there for 2 years. This journey has now taken me to Clark. My door is always open to my students and their families and I am here to help you in any way I can, so please do not hesitate to reach out if you need anything.