• Welcome to TJ Counseling!

    School Counselors' Hours: 8:40am - 3:55pm
    Note: For crisis, use our district Community Resources List

    School CounselorsASCA NJSCA
    School counselors have Master's Degrees and are professionally trained in the three domains of school counseling: academic success, career readiness, and social/emotional development. Click here for the American School Counselor Association description of the elementary school counselor. Under Multi-Tiered System of Supports, direct counseling services include: school-wide activities, classroom lessons, individual planning or counseling, group counseling sessions, referral to resources.
    Department Vision/Mission
    The District School Counseling Department is Building Better People by helping all students achieve school success and plan for their future.

    All About Our School Counselors! 

Phone: 856-589-8248 Ext. 3808


Degrees and Certifications:

BS, Human Services Counseling - Old Dominion University MA, Psychology and Counseling - Regent University Certification: School Counselor

Mr. Charles Vogt, School Counselor

My goal is to meet the educational standards of the students and provide Social Emotional Learning support and strategies to assist teachers, parents, and students. Student needs are addressed through a variety of means:

- I provide classroom lessons to students in grades K-5 that cover topics such as but not limited to Respect and Responsibility.

- I provide individual counseling to students, encompassing various concerns, but not limited to grief and loss, conflict resolution, anger, and social/emotional development.

- I provide group counseling to students for grief and loss, separation/divorce, and social skills/friendship development.

I hold a Bachelor's Degree in Human Services Counseling, Old Dominion University, Norfolk VA and a Master's Degree in Pyschology and Counseling, Regent University, Virginia Beach, VA.

My work at Thomas Jefferson E.S. began with the 2006-2007 school year. I look forward to assisting you with any questions or concerns you may have.


Phone: 856-589-8441 Ext. 3216


Degrees and Certifications:

BA, Psychology - Rowan University M Ed, Elementary and Secondary School Counseling - Wilmington University Activities: Anti-Bullying Specialist

Ms. Jill Wanielista, School Counselor/Traveling Counseling Intervenionist

Hi everyone! I am Miss Wanielista and this is my first year as a school counselor. Growing up in Washington Township and graduating from WTHS in 2013, I am so excited to be back in the district as an employee. I earned my BA in Psychology from Rowan University, and my M. Ed., Elementary and Secondary school counseling from Wilmington University. I will be traveling between Bells, Hurffville, and Thomas Jefferson. In doing so, my goal is to create a safe space for all students and help them develop their social-emotional skills. I will be working alongside the other counselors to provide individual counseling, group counseling, and classroom lessons. I look forward to meeting all of you!

Here are a few of my favorite things:
-Summertime and the beach
-Philadelphia 76’ers
-Iced coffee…lots of iced coffee