Highline Public Schools
15675 Ambaum Blvd. SW Burien, WA 98166

Office Hours:

Monday-Friday: 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Counseling & Advisory Support

Phone: 206-631-3041

Secondary School Counselors receive technical and professional learning support through the office of Secondary Success and College and Career Readiness.  The SSCCR department also assists with the implementation of middle and high school advisory programs aligned to district goals. 


Team Members

Janet Blanford

Janet Blanford, Director of Secondary Success, College & Career Readiness


Janet oversees the Secondary Success and College and Career Readiness (SSCCR) department. Janet also centrally supports secondary counselors. The SSCCR team collaborates with Central Office and school staff to develop and implement strategies to ensure students are known by name, strength and need and that they get the support they need to graduate prepared for success in the future they choose.

Jackie King

Jackie King, Secondary Specialist


Jackie is the AVID coordinator for Highline, she oversees implementation at the schools, coaches teachers and organizes professional learning for AVID. Jackie also coordinates the Advisory program, organizing professional learning on best practices for Advisory, and the High School and Beyond Plan.