Jeannine Studer is an Associate Professor of Counselor Education at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. She began the first School Counselor program at Heidelberg College where she served as Program Coordinator and Director of Graduate Studies. She was an Associate Professor and Co-coordinator of the School Counselor program at California State University, Stanislaus, prior to her appointment at the University of Tennessee. Professor Studer has eighteen years of experience as a School Counselor and is an active member in the American Counseling Association, the Association for Counselor Educators and Supervisors, and the American School Counselor Association. She has published a number of journal articles and has made numerous presentations at state and national conferences.