For 23 years, Cathy Longstreet has been school counselor with the Hastings Area School System, a rural school district located in southwest Michigan. She currently serves as a school counselor at Hastings High School and K12 Counseling Department chair. As a high school counselor she is able to center the majority of her work with students around college and career readiness and post-secondary planning. She currently serves on the Executive Board of the Michigan ACAC and was appointed to the Governor’s first Educator Advisory Council this year.