Phone: 208-455-1148 ext. 5016
Degrees and Certifications:
MS in Counseling (School track) Idaho Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) National Certified Counselor (NCC) Idaho Pupil Personnel Certification K-12 Counselor
Mrs. Karla Schmelzenbach
Hello Purple Sage Families! I'm so excited to be your new school counselor this year. This is my first year as a school counselor. I recently graduated from Northwest Nazarene University with my master's degree in school counseling. I have a passion for elementary students and believe these years are pivotal for emotional, social, and academic development. I will be dedicated to working with all students to be the best they can be and to help them grow towards their full potentials.
Prior to seeking my counseling degree, I was an active parent, classroom volunteer, PTA member, recess duty, and also an assistant secretary at two different elementary schools in the Treasure Valley. These experiences helped me discover how much I love working with students and families in the school environment and the school community.
I'm looking forward to getting to know Purple Sage students and families this year. Please don't hesitate to reach out to me if I can be of assistance in any way!