Please join us as leaders in college counseling share their best practices with supporting students in their post-secondary planning, creating and sustaining their college programs, and building partnerships with post-secondary partners.
- Dustin Seemann - Assistant Superintendent of Beverly Hills Unified School District, CA. Dustin is currently the Assistant Superintendent in Beverly Hills, CA. Dustin has worked in K-12 and Higher Education for over 15 years. Throughout his professional career, he has served as a School Counselor, Club Advisor, Graduate Professor and now Assistant Superintendent. Dustin is passionate about creating opportunities for students to set achievable goals and give back to their communities while feeling supported by their school.
- Casey Barneson - College Counselor of Beverly Hills High School, CA. Casey has been working in the field of education for over 10 years working with families to navigate the college admission process from preparation and planning to applying and gaining admission. Casey is the author of The College Wellness Guide: A student’s guide to managing mental, physical, and social health on campus along with the Princeton Review and currently serves as the college counselor at Beverly Hills High School. Casey holds a Master’s degree in Educational Counseling.
- Diane Bourn - Post-Secondary Counselor, Township High School District 214, IL. Diane has been a Postsecondary Counselor in Township HS District 214 at Prospect High School in Mt. Prospect, Illinois for 15 years. She holds a B.A. in Psychology from Northeastern Illinois University, M.S. in Counseling and Human Services from National Louis University, and an M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction from National Louis University.
- Deana Delshad - Assistant Director of College Counseling at New Roads School, CA - Deana Delshad joined New Roads School in 2015 and is currently the Assistant Director of College Counseling where she works closely with juniors and seniors guiding them through the entire college planning process. She also provides academic advising, writes letters of recommendation, presents at College Nights, and attends counseling conferences all over the country. New Roads is a unique independent school in Santa Monica, CA where she works with students from socio-economically diverse backgrounds. Deana is a graduate of UC Santa Barbara, completed her college counseling certification with distinction through UCLA’s extension program after working for over 20 years creating, launching, producing, and overseeing hit alternative and nonfiction programming for network and cable television. Deana left the world of entertainment for her passion to work with high school students.