Bethel and Penn-Bernville Elementary Counseling Department

    Hello Tulpehocken Families!

    The counseling department has been hard at work adapting to our new normal. Counselors are still running groups, providing individual counseling, and teaching lessons K-6. 

    If you have questions/concerns regarding your child and/or their education, please contact your building school counselor: Bethel- Danette Seidel 717-933-4131 or Penn-Bernville- Leslie Shaud 610-488-6248 or  


Guidance Lessons

  • School Success
    Career Development
    Character Education
    Conflict Resolution
    Internet Safety
    Bullying Prevention
    Jr High Transition

Mission Statement

  • The mission statement of Tulpehocken Area School District states that when we expect the most of ourselves and our community-and we believe in the inborn ability of all children to attain the knowledge and skills necessary to realize their full potential in life-we will achieve great things. The counseling program contributes to the implementation of this mission by addressing the academic, social/emotional, and career development of each student through a comprehensive and developmental program of services.


  • Leslie Shaud
    School Counselor
    Penn-Bernville Elementary School
    24 Shartlesville Road
    Bernville, PA 19506
    Danette Seidel
    School Counselor
    Bethel Elementary School
    8390 Lancaster Avenue
    Bethel, PA 19507