The Monmouth County School Counselor Association serves professional school counselors who meet the counseling needs of elementary, middle, high school and college students of Monmouth County, New Jersey.

The association provides support and professional development through five dinner meetings and a full day conference each year. Support for our county’s retired counselors is accomplished through semi-annual lunch meetings.

MCSCA Executive Board Officers


Heather Frederick

Bayshore Middle School



Past President:

Jason Lippart

Marlboro High School


Jill Maline

Bayshore Middle School


Patty Cavanaugh

Clarks Mills Elementary School



1.) Jill Donovan

Brookdale Community College

2.) Courtney Colford

Barkalow Middle School


1.) Katie Shea

Brookdale Community College

2.) Kristen Worthley

Brookdale Community College

Social Media:

Danielle Murray

Freehold Township High School

MCSCA Executive Board Members

Lauara Ackerman

Hazlet Township

Aexandra Biancosino

Monmouth County Vocational

Elly Breese

Thompson Middle School

Patty Cavanagh

Clarks Mille Elementary School

Joe Clores

Holmdel High School

Anthony Cinelli

Manasquan Elementary School

Alice Colao

Marlboro Township

Courtney Colford

Barkalow Middle School

Jill Donovan

Brookdale Community College

Chuck Eby

Retired Director of Guidance

Melinda Fellingham

Red Bank Catholic High School

Jenna Fleming

Henry Hudson High School

Richard Freccia

Retired Counselor

Heather Frederick

Bayshore Middle School

Judith Gilberti

Wall Township High School

Rose Griffin

Ocean Township High School

Melinda Kelly


Jason Lippart

Marlboro High School

Jill Maline

Bayshore Middle School

Christie Manzella

Bayshore Middle School

Megan Renzo-Mazza

Long Branch Middle School

Tammy Mulvany

Danielle Murray

Freehold Township High School

Katie Shea

Brookdale Community College

Jillian Siciliano

Middletown High School North

Fran Stevenson

Howell High School

Fran Swift

Monmouth University

Jisenia Torres

Brookdale Community College

Eliza Wilms

Wall Intermediate School

President's Message for Membership

September 2022

Dear Monmouth County School Counselors,

Welcome back to an exciting year with the MCSCA, I hope this summer provided you with relaxation, reflection and time together with loved ones.

My name is Heather Frederick and I have the honor of being the MCSCA President for the 2022-2023 school year.

The Monmouth County School Counselors Association (MCSCA) serves school counselors of all levels and is affiliated with the New Jersey School Counselor Association (NJSCA). NJSCA is one of the largest and most active school counseling memberships in the state. All active members are invited to attend and participate in our meetings and events to collaborate, socialize, and network with all the outstanding counseling educators throughout the county. The overarching goal of the MCSCA is to support both professional and personal growth.

The cost of the membership for the 2022-2023 academic year will be $15 and will provide you with unlimited participation in the following:

  • Focused Seminars (on topics of interest for school counselors)

  • College/University Informational Meetings

  • Networking Opportunities

  • Celebration of National School Counseling Week

  • Registration for the Annual Good Ideas Conference (date TBD)

  • Promotional materials and information from higher level education sponsors

  • The Counselor of the County Award Recognition Program

  • Professional Achievements and Recognitions

  • Philanthropic efforts through the “Counselors for the Community” Program

  • And more!

Please utilize the 2022-2023 Membership Application form to join our association for the 2022-2023 academic year. MCSCA offers several ways to pay your dues as detailed on the form. Should you have any questions and/or concerns please be sure to reach out to me at frederickh@middletownk12.org. Have a wonderful school year and remind yourself how truly valued you really are!

Wishing you the best,

Heather Frederick

MCSCA President