Mrs. Jean Whalen serves as the high school's, Director of College and Career Counseling. Mrs. Whalen began working in the school district in 1999 at Hance Elementary. Since coming to the district, She has been a member of various departments in the school district such as Special Education, the high school library and most recently the high school guidance office.
Mrs. Whalen earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in English from William Paterson University. She received her Certificate in College Counseling from the University of California, San Diego. She is member of two collegiate admissions associations. PACAC, The Pennsylvania Association for College Admission Counseling and NACAC, The National Association for College Admission Counseling and local organizations, such as, The Western PA College Success Roundtable.