Counseling Department Mission

The Northeast Early College counseling program is committed to supporting the whole child and the school community in obliterating the opportunity gap by providing a wall-to-wall early college opportunity for all students. Our comprehensive school counseling program will provide all students with opportunities that develop their social emotional, academic and career options. We will support every student to plan their high school course progression and engage in post secondary planning that encourages and empowers students to pursue their passions in accordance with the American School Counseling Association’s national standards.

Meet Our Team

Rossanda Jackson
Counselor for Class of 2023 and 2024

Phone: 720-424-2548

Carol Tisdale
Counselor for Class of 2021 and 2022

Ms. Tisdale is originally from the Chicagoland area and has lived in Colorado since 2005. She has been at Northeast Early College since the Fall of 2016. Prior to Northeast Early College she worked at North High School in north Denver and began her career in education as a middle school social studies many years ago. Ms. Tisdale is working on her Master’s Degree in school counseling at the University of Northern Colorado. As the Early College Coordinator and the class of 2020 & 2021 counselor she is most excited about helping students prepare for the post secondary plan that most ignites their passions and thus empowers them to pursue their goals. Ms. Tisdale and her husband enjoy mountain biking, reading and playing trivia.

Phone: 720-424-2487

Counseling Services


  • Course Progression Planning
  • Rigorous schedule opportunities
  • Academic interventions
  • Grades and credit checks
  • Standardized test prep
  • Dropout prevention
  • College fairs
  • College visits
  • FAFSA completion

Social Emotional

  • 1:1 meetings
  • Outside referrals
  • Attendance support
  • Parent engagement opportunities
  • Small groups


  • Pathway choice
  • Career surveys
  • Career Fairs
  • Internships
  • Work permits