High School Counselor of the Year
Clinton Community School District
Amanda Steines has served as a school counselor since 2007 with Clinton Community School District. As a member of the Clinton counseling team, Amanda has received two RAMP (Recognized ASCA Model) national awards for a comprehensive school counseling program. Amanda’s colleague, Sue Schrader said she “has proven herself to be an asset to Clinton High School by stimulating improvements within the School Counseling Program and offering suggestions for change. She has also actively participated in our staff development program throughout her employment which has centered on the Professional Learning Communities (PLC) and Response to Intervention, including being our department PLC leader.” In addition to Amanda’s contributions to the Clinton Community School District, she also works to share knowledge with counselors throughout the state by presenting at our state conference, speaking at AEA Counselor Academy, and presenting to counseling program students. Congratulations Amanda, on your recognition as Iowa High School Counselor of the Year!