High School Career Coaching

Career Coaches

Blue Ridge Community College partners with local school divisions in Augusta County, Rockingham County, Staunton, Harrisonburg, and Waynesboro to provide career coaching services in all 12 public high schools.

BRCC Career Coach services include but are not limited to:

  • Individual and small group career assessment
  • Career Exploration – informational interviews, job shadowing, internships, & interacting with local business and industry
  • Developing and updating career plans
  • Guidance on programs of study - certifications, career & technical centers, community colleges, & four year colleges and universities
  • Help with the college & financial aid application processes
  • Mock interviewing skills and resume & cover letter development
  • Soft Skills – communication, problem solving, work ethic, time management and self-awareness

Areas of focus

While BRCC high school career coaches may provide services to all students in the high school their primary focus is on serving the middle majority students – 2.0 – 3.0 GPA first generation, ESL, and the economically disadvantaged.

Career Coach Contact Information

Get on the right career path. Contact your BRCC high school career coach today!

High SchoolCareer CoachPhoneEmail Address
BroadwayKim Dieber896-7081dieberk@brcc.edu
kdieber@rockingham.k12.va.us
Buffalo GapSarah Morris337-6021morriss@brcc.edu
smorris@augusta.k12.va.us
East RockinghamCarrie Urso298-7450ursoc@brcc.edu
curso@rockingham.k12.va.us
Fort DefianceSheba Lane245-5050lanes@brcc.edu
lane.sl@augusta.k12.va.us
HarrisonburgDarcy Bacon433-2651dbacon@harrisonburg.k12.va.us
bacond@brcc.edu
Robert E. LeeBrett Peters332-3926petersb@brcc.edu
bpeters@staunton.k12.va.us
RiverheadsMelissa Malabad337-1921malabadm@brcc.edu
malabad.mh@augusta.k12.va.us
SpotswoodMeredith Garber289-3100garberm@brcc.edu
meredithgarber@rockingham.k12.va.us
Stuarts DraftJeanette Wangler946-7600wanglerj@brcc.edu
wangler.jc@augusta.k12.va.us
Turner AshbyLiz Whiston-Dean828-2008whiston-deane@brcc.edu
lwhistondean@rockingham.k12.va.us
WaynesboroKim Wood946-4616woodk@brcc.edu
kwood@waynesboro.k12.va.us
Wilson MemorialDave Melvin886-4286melvind@brcc.edu
melvin.da@augusta.k12.va.us