The ASCA Donald D. Gehring Academy for Student Conduct Administration is an intensive program designed for participants to learn through a competency-based model. The academy will consist of multiple tracks designed for specific training needs. Tracks will run Monday to Wednesday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and from 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Thursday. There will be an opening reception and welcome on Sunday evening from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. The 2019 Donald D. Gehring Academy will take place from July 22-25, 2019, at the Indianapolis Marriott in Indianapolis, Indiana.
Gehring Academy Chair
Andrea Seabert Olsen serves as a member of the faculty in counseling and advising at Centralia College. Centralia is the oldest continuously operating two-year public college in Washington State. Andrea has over 25 years of experience in higher education and currently works as part of the Behavior Intervention Team, while providing mental health services, academic advising, conducting investigations and providing conflict resolution services. Restorative, transformative, and social justice values drive Andrea's work as she is committed to growing community-minded citizens.
Andrea received her Master of Social Work from the University of Washington with a specialization in Medical Social Work. She has expertise in family systems, trauma, sexual assault, GLBTQ support, and end of life issues. In her spare time, she directs Camp Victory for Children, an all-volunteer non-profit that provides camp for children who are survivors of sexual abuse.