ABOVE & BEYOND


New Guidance Counselor announcement

 

Dear parents, students, and West Island College community, 

We are pleased to announce that Ms. Angela Garcia will be joining the WIC family, assuming the role of Guidance Counselor. Over the years, Ms. Garcia has gained extensive experience in providing counseling and crisis intervention in a variety of settings, including her most recent roles of psychosocial judicial worker for the CAVAC and social worker at Batshaw youth and family center. 

Ms. Garcia has a passion for working with children and families to help them overcome adversity. She was selected for her proven capacity to build a cooperative rapport with clients, as well as her compassionate and dynamic personality. Ms. Garcia holds a Masters degree in Social Work from McGill University, a member of the Ordre des travailleurs sociaux et des thérapeutes conjugaux et familiaux du Québec and is fluent in English, French and Spanish. 

In her role as Guidance Counselor, Ms. Garcia will work collaboratively with our School Nurse, Learning Specialist, and Grade Level directors, to support our students’ success through social and emotional development, physical well-being initiatives, and academic guidance. 

Ms. Garcia’s first day at WIC will be Monday, April 12th. Please join us in wishing her a warm welcome to the WIC family!