Mental Health Committee

The Mental Health Committee is a preK-12 action-based committee brings together administration, teachers, school social workers and counselors, parents and other support staff to promote mental wellness for students, staff and families within Allendale Public Schools.

Updates and Information

Check here for the latest news and information from the committee, including our quarterly newsletter, Resiliency Matters.

PDF DocumentResiliency Matters, Newsletter Issue No.1, Fall 2019

Mental Health Committee Members

Andrew Jakobcic, Behavioral Coach  jakobcicand@apsfalcons.net
Andrew VanderWal, Dean of Students- EG  vanderwaland@apsfalcons.net
Ashley Thompson, EG Teacher  thompsonash@apsfalcons.net
Brianne Blanksma, McKinney-Vento  blanksmabri@apsfalcons.net
Doug Bol, Oakwood Principal  boldoug@apsfalcons.net
Erin Pando, School Psychologist  pandoeri@apsfalcons.net
Gretchen Burk, EG Teacher  burkgre@apsfalcons.net
Janene Schroeder, OW Teacher  schroederjan@apsfalcons.net
Kari Wiersema, OCSN Coordinator- EG  wiersemakar@apsfalcons.net
Liz Pellegrom  pellegromeli@apsfalcons.net
Marie VanFarowe, At Risk- Evergreen  vanfarowemar@apsfalcons.net
Meredith Bauder, ECC/OW Counselor  baudermer@apsfalcons.net
Rhonda WIlson, MS Counselor  wilsonrho@apsfalcons.net