Department: Counseling & Social Work
Office Location: Lancaster
Melissa Boas works full-time at Lancaster Bible College as the Director of the Professional School Counseling program. Prior to coming to LBC she worked 12 years in public education as a former middle school and high school counselor, and a supervisor of school counseling services. Melissa believes that school counselors are integral within school districts in meeting the needs of all students social emotional development, fostering academic growth, and providing career education services. Melissa believes that the profession of school counseling is a special calling from God, a very rewarding career, and is excited to train the next generation of school counselors. Melissa serves as an associate professor, teaches multiple courses, and supervises and advises future school counseling students. She is currently working on her Doctorate in Education degree and when she is not working she enjoys spending time with her husband, Joel, and three children Joel Jr., Luca, and Maverick.
M.Ed., Millersville University, School Counseling
M.Ed., Neumann University, Social Emotional Learning
B.S., Mansfield University, Psychology, Minor Criminal Justice