Karen Moffett, counselor and guidance chairperson at Chesterton High School, was selected by the Indiana Association of College Admissions Counselors (IACAC) to the position of delegate to the National Association of College Admissions Counselors (NACAC) annual conference Sept. 14-16 in Boston.
In this position, she will attend meetings of the IACAC executive board during 2017-18 as well as the national conference.
"The nominating committee is very excited about my experience as a public school counselor and what I will be able to bring to this position and to the board," Moffett said.
Moffett has a Master of Arts in counseling psychology from Ball State University. She began her career in counseling as a high school guidance counselor at New Prairie High School in 1995. In 1996, she came to Duneland Schools and worked for one year as a guidance counselor at both Westchester Middle School and Chesterton High School. Since 1997 she has been a school counselor at Chesterton High School and in 2014 she became the CHS Guidance Department chairperson. During her time at CHS she has been instrumental in helping the school achieve and maintain the Indiana School Counseling Award (ISCA) Gold Star Counseling Award and the American School Counseling Award (ASCA) RAMP award.
She resides in Chesterton with her husband, Monte Moffett.