Counseling Office

Welcome to the WCHS Counseling Department!


Mrs. Kirchner is our transition counselor working with 9th and 10th grade. She comes to us with a background in social work and graduated from UNC with a masters in school counseling. If you have questions or concerns regarding your student or the transition to high school you can contact Mrs. Kirchner at 303-536-2162 or

Mission Statement

The mission of the Weld Central Counseling Center is to encourage and support students towards achieving their highest potential as a student and eventually a citizen of the global community. We strive to offer instruction, support and confidence building in the students’ abilities to set and achieve goals towards becoming Post-secondary and Workforce Ready. We believe in developing life long learners who understand the connection and have a positive attitude toward their education and future career success.


  9th & 10th Grade -Erica Kirchner
Transition Counselor - 303-536-2162

11th & 12th Grades - N/A
School Counselor - 303-536-2171

School Social Worker
Dawn Sussex - 303-536-2192

Concurrent Enrollment Coordinator  
Joan Stemo - 303-536-2142

 Gifted & Talented - Cassandra Barfoot

Counseling Data Clerk - Rita McClay

Counseling Secretary - Shannon Humphrey

Counseling Fax # 303-536-2112

Student Resources


SAFE2TELL® is designed to help YOU anonymously report any threatening behavior that endangers you, your friends, your family, or your community


No matter what problems you are dealing with, we want to help you find a reason to keep living. By calling 1-800-273-TALK (8255) you’ll be connected to a skilled, trained counselor at a crisis center in your area, anytime 24/7.