Ms. Jill Newman joined KAS in 2019 as the College Counselor/High School Counselor. Ms. Newman earned her Masters in Educational Counseling and Pupil Personnel Services Credential from the University of San Francisco and has over 18 years of experience as a high school and college counselor in California. For the past six years, Ms. Newman owned and operated her own college admissions consulting business. Prior to her school counseling experience, she was an elementary teacher and special education teacher and earned those credentials from Sacramento State University. In 1989 Ms. Newman graduated from San Francisco State University with a Bachelor’s in Industrial Arts. Additionally, she holds an Administrative Services Credential. Ms. Newman is an advocate for, and supporter of, her students. She wants to work side by side with their families and teachers to help them to become healthy, happy, and successful young adults. Ms. Newman is very exciting to be part of the KAS community and living in Taiwan with her two cats, Kona and Kahlua.