School Counselors

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Counselors & Support Staff

  • Pine View Counselors

    • Kate McManus: Elementary Counselor
    • Kelly Hawking: Grades 6-8 School Counselor
    • Ashley Byington: Grades 9 & 10 School Counselor
    • Lynn Halcomb: Grades 11 & 12 School Counselor
    • Lance Bergman: College Resource

              Pine View College Resource Website

    Other Support Staff

    Tim Gissal is Pine View's School Psychologist. Tim is academically trained in the psychology of learning, cognition, and human development. He works with school personnel and families to help create a better learning experience for students. In most cases the school psychologist is itinerant, serving each assigned school at least one day per week.

    Asheley Emmett is the School Social Worker. School social workers seek to modify behavior using individual and group interventions, collaboration, and consultation. They intervene with parents, teachers, children and community agencies to help children and families participate successfully in the total school program. A school social worker serves as a primary link between the home, school and community. In most cases the school social worker is itinerant, serving each assigned school at least one day per week.

    Beth Banko, RN is our Community Health Nurse. The School Health Program at the Sarasota County Health Department is primarily concerned with the provision of health services for school children in order that they may function at the optimum level physically, mentally and socially.

    Officer John Bobianski is Pine View's School Resource Officer (S.R.O.).