Our School Counselors

Our Mission

The Calhoun Area Career Center counseling team implements a student-centered counseling program that is comprehensive in scope, preventive in design, and developmental in nature that supports the academic, career, and social/emotional development of students equipping them with the skills to engage with and navigate in higher education, the world of work, and civic life.  The CACC counseling program provides equitable services that are intentional, data-driven, and meet the diverse needs of all students.

Contact Your Counselor

Use the link below your counselor's name to schedule an appointment with your counselor or you may email or text them.

Mrs. Jamie Hess, CACC School Counselor

Mrs. Jamie Hess

This is my 12th year working as a school counselor.  Previous experience includes working as an Education Consultant for the Michigan Department of Education and almost 13 years as a classroom teacher for Zeeland Public Schools.  I am a graduate of Olivet College with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration Education and two Master's degrees from Western Michigan University in Career and Technical Education and School Counseling.  My husband and I have three children.  We enjoy traveling and spending time at the beach.

Counselor for these CACC Programs:

  • Agriscience
  • Automotive Service Technology
  • Construction Technology
  • Criminal Justice
  • Culinary Arts & Hospitality
  • Education Academy
  • Emergency Medical Technician-Basic (EMT)
  • Health Careers Prep
  • Law Enforcement
  • Welding Technology
To contact Mrs. Hess:

Office Phone (269) 968-2271 ext. 5216
Email: hessj@calhounisd.org 
View Calendar to Request Specific Appointment Time

Mr. Mark Gothberg

I have been a part of the CACC staff for many years as an instructor and work based learning coordinator. I look forward to serving students in my new role as a CACC counselor.

Counselor for these CACC Programs:

  • 21st Century Health Careers
  • Aviation Exploration
  • Collision Repair Technology
  • Computer Networking
  • Computer Programming
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Graphic Communications Technology
  • Health Occupations
  • Intro to Robotics and Engineering
  • Power Equipment Technology
To contact Mr. Gothberg:

Office Phone (269) 968-2271 ext. 5228
Email: gothbergm@calhounisd.org

Summit Pointe Intensive Crisis Stabilization Team

***If you or someone you know is experiencing a mental health crisis including the risk of suicide please contact the Summit Pointe Intensive Crisis Stabilization Team 24/7 at 1-800-632-5449.