School Counseling Staff

WP School Counselors’ Mission Statement:

Our mission as School Counselors at William Penn High School is to provide a comprehensive guidance program that will assist all students in acquiring the skills, knowledge and attitudes needed to become effective students, responsible citizens, productive workers and lifelong learners.  In conjunction with students, staff, family and our community, and aligned with Colonial School District and the State of Delaware Department of Education we will provide the tools necessary for each student to become college and career ready by the time they graduate.

 

Business College

 
Mrs. Tonya Bailey-Smiley, N-1 Staff Center Request an appointment by clicking here 9th – 12th graders (L-Z) Business College students  Email:  tonya.bailey-smiley@colonial.k12.de.us
Phone:  302-323-2813 X-1415
Extra Responsibilities:  McKinney Vento Liaison (Last names L-Z),  Financial Aid Month, College & Career Night, & AP Testing Co Coordinator.
 
Dr. Andrew Capone, N-2 Staff Center 9th – 12th graders(A-K) Business College, CASL Program 
Phone: 302-323-2825, X-1414
Extra Responsibilities:  HOBY, Upward Bound, ACT, College Application Month, College Board SSD Coordinator & School Counseling Website.
 
 

 

 

Humanities College

Ms. Keri Young, E-2 Staff Center Request an appointment by clicking here 9th – 12th (A-K) Humanities College students Phone: 302-323-2810, X-3414 Email: keri.young@colonial.k12.de.us Extra Responsibilities:  McKinney Vento Liaison (Last names A-K), PSAT, Lead Counselor – DDOE, TeenSharp, School Wide Scheduling Initiative, School Counseling Website and Counseling Plan.

 
Mrs. Cheryl McPhee, E1 Staff Center Request an appointment by clicking here 9th, – 12th (L-Z) Humanities College students  Phone: 302-323-2810, X-3232 Email: cheryl.mcphee@colonial.k12.de.us Extra Responsibilities:  College Application Month, PSAT, Counseling Plan, College/Career Night, & Financial Aid Month.
 
 

 

Stem College

Latoya Kosh, W-1 Staff Center
 
9th-12th graders(A-F) STEM college students
Phone: 302-323-2809, X-3401
Extra Responsibilities:  School Day SAT Coordinator, College Acceptance Celebrations, Parchment Electronic Data Exchange & College Admissions Visits Coordinator.

 

Ms. Rachel Handy, E-1 Staff Center
9th-12th graders(G-O) STEM college students
Phone: 302-323-2804, X-4403
Extra Responsibilities: School Counseling Chairperson, Foreign Exchange Student Coordinator, AP Testing Co-Coordinator, & Parent information email blasts.
 

Mrs. Gloria Huynh-ba, W-1 Staff Center
Request an appointment by clicking here
9th-12th graders(L-Z) STEM College students
Phone: 302-323-2804, X-4404
Email: gloria.huynh-ba@colonial.k12.de.us
Extra Responsibilities: 8th Grade Tours & Shadowing Coordinator, Scholarships, SAT Co Coordinator, Boys’/.Girls’ State, Governor’s School, &STEM UP.

 
 

 

 

Additional Support Services

Mr. L. Clayton Washington Career Readiness Work Based Learning Phone:  302-323-2807 Fax: 302-323-2787 Email:  click here
School Psychologists and Therapeutic Support Counselor are located in S2
Mr. Ken Solem School Psychologist  Last names (A-Go) Phone: 302-323-2800 X-2401 Email: ken.solem@colonial.k12.de.us 
Ms. Cheryl Smith School Psychologist Last Names (Gr-M) Phone 302-323-2800 X-2400 Email: cheryl.smith@colonial.k12.de.us 
Ms. Tracey Tilghman School Psychologist Last Names (N-Z) Phone: 302-323-2800, X-5416 Email: tracey.tilghman@colonial.k12.de.us 
Kelly Soliman, LCSW Therapeutic Support Counselor Located in S2 Phone:  302-323-2800 Email:  Kelly.Soliman@colonial.k12.de.us
 
WP Wellness Center Phone: 302-324-5740 Wellness Center Consent Packet Located between Gym 2 and Cafeteria 2