April 16, 2020
School counselor elected president of statewide association
Jennifer Kirk, Upper St. Clair High School counselor and curriculum leader, was recently elected as the 66th president of the Pennsylvania School Counselors Association.
“Jen has been an invaluable member of our organization and is currently serving her second consecutive year as PSCA secretary,” Michael Perrott, past-president PSCA. “As such, she has done an outstanding job assisting our organization on a wide variety of initiatives designed to lead school counselors in Pennsylvania.”
For the upcoming 2020-21 school year, Mrs. Kirk will serve as PSCA’s president-elect. She will assume her presidency on July 1, 2021, and will serve until June 30, 2022.
Mrs. Kirk, who has served as an Upper St. Clair school counselor for 20 years, earned undergraduate and graduate degrees from the University of Pittsburgh. She is currently enrolled in Northeastern University’s Doctor of Education program with a concentration in curriculum, teaching, learning and leadership.
Last spring Mrs. Kirk was honored through the 2019 College Board Counselor Recognition Program. She was previously honored with the 2018 Chi Sigma Iota, Delta Upsilon Chapter Outstanding Site Supervisor Award from the Duquesne University Counseling Program. In addition, she was named the 2014 Pennsylvania High School Counselor of Year by the Pennsylvania School Counselors Association.
Mrs. Kirk resides in Upper St. Clair with her husband, George, and their two children, Tyler and Annabelle.