Our counselors appreciate your patience as they work to support each of their students in a timely fashion. Please note:
- If you need to initiate contact with your student’s counselor, use their email (preferably) and expect 2-3 business days for a response. During the peak seasons for enrollment and course scheduling, expect up to five business days for a response.
- If you have an emergency, please reach out to our support staff and they will assist you in setting up an emergency Calendly appointment with your student’s counselor.
Mrs. Desiree Towner, M.Ed.
Alliance Program Counselor
Mrs. Towner received a Masters in Education with an emphasis in School Counseling from Heritage University. She graduated from Northwest University with a BA in Psychology and a minor in Pastoral Care. She joined the Enlightium Academy team in 2014 and works as the Alliance Program consultant and counselor. She is state and ACSI-certified.
Prior to joining the Enlightium team, Mrs. Towner worked as a high school counselor in a public school in Central Washington State. She also volunteered as a registered therapeutic riding instructor through the North American Riding for the Handicapped Association (now known as PATH International).
Mrs. Towner volunteers at her church as a worship leader for Kidz church, leading and mentoring a team of 8-12-year-old singers and dancers. In her free time, she and her husband enjoy spending time with their two children, and horse, Aspen.
"The mountains and the hills shall break forth into singing before you, and all the trees of the field shall clap their hands."