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VLAC Counselors

VLAC Counseling Staff are available by appointment to assist students and families with course selection and scheduling now.

Meet Our Team

Christine Connell: Greetings! I am excited to join the VLAC team as one of the counselors for our secondary program. I am a retired school counselor and former 6th grade teacher with over 26 years of experience in both K-12 and Higher Ed. I have a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology and a Masters of Arts in Teaching with the School Counseling Endorsement. I am excited to work with our VLAC students and families. I want to encourage you to feel free to contact me at any time. My email is

Mrs. Connell can be reached at 248-890-0831.

Schedule Appointment with Mrs. Connell

Kim Wasilk: Hello all! My name is Kim Wasilk and I am a retired school counselor and a former teacher with over 25 years of experience in education. I have a bachelor's degree in Elementary Education. I also earned two master's degrees. One in the Art of Teaching and the other in Guidance Counseling. I have always had a passion for working with others and helping them to reach their goals. I look forward to meeting and working with my VLAC students and their families. My email is

Mrs. Wasilk can be reached at 248-980-0752.

Schedule Appointment with Mrs. Wasilk

Counselors divide student caseloads by sending school districts. See the breakdown below for the breakdown of which district.

Counselors' Student Caseloads Divided by School Districts
Mrs. Connell's Districts Mrs. Wasilk's Districts
  • Almont
  • Berkley
  • Brighton
  • Davison
  • Fowlerville
  • Huron Valley
  • Imlay City
  • Lakeville
  • North Branch
  • Northville
  • Pontiac
  • Romulus
  • Southfield
  • South Redford
  • Troy
  • Vicksburg
  • Walled Lake
  • Avondale
  • Birmingham
  • Bloomfield
  • Brandon
  • Dearborn
  • Lake Orion
  • Lincoln Park
  • Madison
  • Milan
  • Rochester
  • Royal Oak
  • South Lyon
  • Waterford
  • Westwood
  • Williamston
  • West Bloomfield
  • Ypsilanti
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Contact Us

Main Office: 248-209-2071
Toll Free: (888) 638-8949
Fax: (248) 209-2130

Email: email address is checked and answered daily.

Amanda McKay, Ph.D. 

Supervisor of Student Programs 

Email or phone: 248.804.4366

Andrea Becker

VLAC Lead Teacher


Kristi McAllister

Special Populations Consultant


Kimberly Mason

Project Assistant VLAC

Email or phone: 248.209.2025


VLAC is a proud part of Oakland Schools Student Services Department.

Every Student. Every Day.

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