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Posted May 22, 2017

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Lynda Paulsen Tiefa, District Resource Counselor

Lynda Paulsen Tiefa, District Resource Counselor

Lynda Paulsen Tiefa is retiring after 30 years. Lynda began working in APS as a Student Assistance Program Coordinator under the Safe and Drug-Free Schools Federal Program.  Under this program, she was able to work in the schools supporting students/schools/communities with Prevention/Intervention programs (Substance Abuse/Gangs/At-risk populations), by providing training, program development, and overall coordination of federal funding for various APS schools.  Lynda was then able to pursue her love of working with students as a High School Counselor at Sandia High School/Eldorado High School.  She moved to the District Counseling Department to be a part of team supporting APS counselors to be their personal and professional best.

Throughout her APS career, she was able to advance her professionalism by obtaining an MS in Health Promotion, Secondary Health Teaching License, MA in Counseling-School Counselor License, Transition Specialist License, and Coaching license.

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