Laura Gantner, M.A., LPC, NCC

Director of Personal and Wellness Counseling

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 Ms. Laura Gantner

After graduating from Cor Jesu Academy in 2003, Laura received her B.A. in both Psychology and English Composition from Truman State University in 2007. She then received her M.A. in Counseling and Family Therapy with emphasis in School Counseling from Saint Louis University in 2010. She started working at Cor Jesu Academy as a school counselor in the fall of 2010, and during certain periods of time, sees clients in private practice as a Licensed Professional Counselor. Laura is passionate about issues such as self-esteem, suicide prevention, and stress management.


Pam Hopkins, M.S., NCC, NCSC

Director of College Counseling

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Mrs. Pam Hopkins 

Pam has held positions as a math teacher, school counselor, school psychological examiner and college counselor for 18 years. She received her B.S. in Mathematics Education form Kansas State University and M.S. in K-12 School Counseling/Personnel Services from Kansas State University. She completed graduate course work at University of Missouri-St. Louis to gain Missouri certification as a School Psychological Examiner as well as obtaining Missouri certification in Mild/Moderate Cross Categorical (Special Education). Additionally, Pam is a National Certified Counselor and National Certified School Counselor.


Victoria (Tori) Milligan-Cox, M.A., LPC, NCC

Personal and Wellness Counselor

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Mrs. Tori Cox, MA, PLPC  

Tori has been a school counselor for 12 years and received her B.S. in Education from Harris-Stowe State University in 1999 and M.A. in School Counseling from Lindenwood University in 2004. Additionally, she holds a School Psychological Examiner certificate and is a Licensed Professional Counselor. Her professional interests include special education advocacy, educational and psychosocial assessment and suicide prevention.


Teresa Zielonko, M.A.

College Counselor

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Mrs. Teresa Zielonko, M.A. 

Teresa received her B.S. in Education from Missouri State University. She worked at both elementary and secondary levels until receiving her M.A. in Guidance & Counseling from Southeast Missouri State University in 1988. Teresa has served as a high school guidance counselor for more than 20 years in both public and private schools. Additionally, Teresa has Missouri certification as a School Psychological Examiner. 


Kathy Dacey, Department Assistant

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Mrs. Kathy Dacey 

Kathy is a graduate of Cor Jesu and has worked as department assistant for the Counseling Department since 1994. She has been involved with Cor Jesu in numerous capacities over the years, including as an alumna mother.




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