Hillary Henderson, Professional Counselor and Educator
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Location: Los Angeles, CA, USA
School: Loyola Marymount University
Field of study: Counseling

Hillary Henderson, Professional Counselor and Educator

Master of Arts, Counseling (September 2016 – May 2019)
Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, California
- Kappa Delta Pi International Honor Society in Education
- Alpha Sigma Nu Honor Society of Jesuit Universities
- Presented at 3rd Annual Graduate & Alumni Leaders in Education (GALE) Conference

Bachelor of Arts, English: Creative Writing (September 2010 – May 2014)
University of Rochester, Rochester, New York
- Dean’s List
- College Diversity Roundtable

Pupil Personnel Services (PPS) Credential (May 2019)
Board of Behavioral Sciences APCC (June 2019)

Substitute Teacher (January 2017 – August 2018)
Direct-Ed, Los Angeles, CA
Substitute teaching for elementary, middle, and high school charter academies throughout Los Angeles:
- Guest teaching for various subjects including English, Math, ELL, Spanish, Physical Education, Art,
History, and Science.
- Experience in long-term assignments
- Extensive lesson planning in accordance with Common Core Standards.

English Tutor (July 2015 - April 2016)
C2 Education, Plano, TX
Tutoring and mentoring students of various ages in English:
- Providing advanced SAT and ACT prep as well as admissions essay tutoring and counseling
- Offering guidance in organization, goal setting, and time management. Providing counseling in future planning and stress management.
- Increasing student confidence, motivation, and work ethic.

AmeriCorps Member (July 2014 – June 2015)
City Year Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA
Worked with a dynamic team to provide tutoring and mentorship, and serve as role models for middle school
- Tutoring, attendance counseling, and behavior modification counseling for a caseload of 11 students
- Partnered with teachers for in-class academic and behavior support to students
- Created lesson plans to achieve academic goals in Math and ELA
- Managed an after-school program with attendance of 12-15 students
- Coordinated and led school-wide events

Assistant Counselor (August 2018 – May 2019)
Alliance Virgil Roberts Leadership Academy, Los Angeles, CA
Work closely with site counselor to deliver counseling services to a caseload of 430 middle school students:
- Socio-emotional support and academic guidance counseling to all students throughout the year
- Designated Instructional Service counseling for students with IEPs
- Complete over 280 one-on-one and group counseling hours
- Assist site counselor with crisis management duties and parent meetings
- Design and implement regular guidance lessons and skills-based workshops throughout the year

Assistant Counselor (August 2018 – May 2019)
Los Angeles High School of the Arts, Los Angeles, CA
Work closely with site counselor in the college office to prepare 115 seniors for college and career planning:
- Design and implement workshops on the applications process, credit recovery, and graduation preparation
- Manage scheduling adjustments and academic planning for the year
- Administer academic and socio-emotional counseling
- Assist site counselor with parent collaboration meetings

Process Group Co-Facilitator (May 2018 – December 2018)
The Francisco Homes, Los Angeles, CA
Co-facilitated a process group for 6-10 residents of the Francisco Homes organization, a transitional living
community for men reentering society from prison:
- Provided topics of reflection for weekly meetings
- Promoted dialogue between members
- Supported members’ process in making community connections