Danielle is a faculty member of the School Counseling Program. Before joining Lewis & Clark, she taught at the school counseling program at Pacific University. She has experience as a counselor in schools at all grade levels and with various school-based programs, including work with teen parents and at-risk students. She completed internships at Columbia University and UC Santa Barbara and is active in several professional organizations. She has also conducted research in schools with a focus on academic resiliency and collaborative school relationships and continues to consult with local schools and districts.
Her favorite aspect of her role as a faculty member is mentoring students and providing a stimulating and inclusive place to learn. Her professional interests include addressing K-12 educational and counseling issues affecting students of color, particularly Latino students; strengthening the family/home/school connection; addressing equity and social justice issues in education and; K-12 college and career development for students.