School Counseling Staff
John Hickling has been the school counselor (and registrar) for Central Campus since the 2018-19 school year. He has taught general and vocal music, Spanish, and been a counselor at all grade levels K-12 in Iowa and Illinois. John first came to Central Campus in the 2007-08 school year as a second counselor. Due to budget cuts, John was given the opportunity to serve students in DMPS at all grade levels. Besides Central, John has been a school counselor at Willard ES, Brubaker ES, Weeks MS, McKinley ES, and Windsor ES. John’s last teaching assignment was at WDMCS Valley HS as a vocal music director.
- 2007, MSEd, Buena Vista University, School Guidance & Counseling
- 1999, MME, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Choral Music Emphasis
- 1992, BA, Monmouth College (IL), Music Education and Spanish (minor)
Contact: Email (preferred) – John.Hickling@dmschools.org || Phone – 515.242.7676
Mary Vang has been the school counseling assistant for Central Campus since the 2018-19 school year.
Contact: Email – Mary.Vang@dmschools.org || Phone – 515.242.8117