"Helping teens succeed in sobriety and in life since 2005."

Horizon High School Staff



Traci Goll, MS - Director


Education


University of Wisconsin – Madison – MS in Rehabilitation Psychology & Special Education
University of Wisconsin – Madison – Bachelor of Science
K-12 Teaching Certificate
Administrator Certificate
Upward Bound Instructor Certificate


Background & Experience


“After college, I moved to Chicago and taught at 3 area High Schools. Later, I moved back to Madison and taught in elementary, middle and high schools in the Madison Metropolitan School District. Then at UW- Madison, I taught and supervised student teachers n in the Rehabilitation & Psychology program. I have been working in the educational field for over 25 years.”


What do you think makes working at Horizon High School unique?


“What we do at Horizon is what makes us unique. We see teens with little to no self-esteem. Most feel they are ‘broken’ and feel like completely hopeless. We build them up, figure out what brings them happiness, and help them learn what they are good at. Then a transformation happens. They start to develop skills, knowledge and self-esteem. We save lives at Horizon and there really are no words to describe how that feels! It just keeps me coming back year after year! I have seen changes in teenagers that are so incredible; the things they overcome are amazing. I also work with people that have the same passion and desire to help teens that struggle to stay sober everyday. My co-workers are incredible!”


Contact Information


ttgoll@tds.net
608-335-0387 (cell)


Bob Weinswig – Lead Teacher


Education


UW Madison Art Education with special education in art
Alverno Licensure in Alternative Education


Background & Experience


Adolescent Rehab teacher at Tellurian
Alternative Education teacher in Spring Green
Organic farmer, yoga instructor, carpenter, painter, restauranteur


What do you like most about working about Horizon?


I enjoy finding out student's interests and strengths, while fostering an environment so they can grow and learn to those goals and finding positive outlets for their energies.


Contact Information


bweinswig@mhtc.net


Kim Lohman – Teacher and Dual Diagnosis Counselor


Education


BA in secondary education and broad field social studies - Edgewood
Masters in Community Health and AODA - Southern New Hampshire University


Background & Experience


Bartended & managed a bar/restaurant on/off for 25 years
Substitute teacher with special ed and alternative ed young adults for 12 years
I have been a 24 hour counselor, dual diagnosis clinician in a methodone clinic
Director of a residential program, partial hospitalization program intensive outpatient program and extended outpatient program.


What do you like most about working about Horizon?


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Katy Ainslie-Wallace - Dual Diagnosis Counselor


Education


MS in School Counseling and Professional Counseling - Concordia University

Background & Experience


Taught with MMSD since 2009 in their alternative programs. I continue to work part time at Shabazz.


What do you like most about working about Horizon?


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Erin Marklein - Art Teacher


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Alison Jones Chaim - Special Education Assistant


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Darby Buisker - Student Teacher


Education


I am currently enrolled at Edgewood College, studying Pyschology and Neuroscience with hopes of becomiung a Mental Health Therapist

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Background & Experience



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