Counseling at middle school

student explaining her work to parent

Special focus is placed on school success skills (organization and study habits), identity development, diversity and inclusion, and self-advocacy.

Lincoln’s Middle School Counseling Program works closely with teachers, parents, and students to both plan activities for all and to meet the individual needs of students.


Program Implementation:

  • Advisory lessons and activities related to Lincoln Character Traits (open, fair, reflective, compassionate, resilient, committed to integrity) 
  • Small group work (social skills, emotional management, student success skills)
  • Individual meetings with students to support success
  • Collaboration and consultation meetings with teachers and parents to support individual student success
  • Parent education and support workshops
  • Sponsor of school clubs and after school activities for students: Leadership Development; Student Council
  • Coordinate school-wide initiatives and activities: World Kindness Day, Mix It Up at Lunch Day, Cultural Diversity Day
  • Safeguarding and crisis intervention 


Ms. Stacy Hassler

Portrait of our MS counselor Stacy



Stacy Hassler is the counselor for all middle school students at Lincoln. Stacy is originally from Pennsylvania and Virginia in the US. She has worked in the US and Shanghai prior to coming to Lincoln.

After graduating from Pennsylvania State University with a BA in Psychology (with a minor in Human Development and Family Studies), Stacy completed a Masters in School Counseling at the Virginia Commonwealth University. She is a certified teacher, counselor and child yoga instructor. Stacy has also specialized in mindfulnes in schools, classroom management, crisis management and parenting workshops.
Stacy is a parent as well as a staff member, with a daughter in High School. She values the partnership between school and home to support children's development and well-being. Reach out to her for conversation and needs.

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