Schools readvertise counselor job after remote applicant withdraws

The school district is readvertising for a full-time, in-person counselor to serve Wrangell’s 260 students starting in August.

Amid pushback from faculty and at least one board member at last month’s school board meeting, the previously selected out-of-town applicant withdrew her bid to work as a remote K-12 counselor for the coming school year.

The district administration last month proposed a contract for remote services with Lindsay Pinkelman, who runs Find a Way Consulting, based in Delta Junction, 95 miles southeast of Fairbanks.

Though the board had scheduled a public hearing on the cont...


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