Northwest NEWS

November 25, 2002

School

Bothell High's Greff named State School Psychologist of the Year

Kenneth Greff, psychologist at Bothell High School, has been named State School Psychologist of the Year for 2002 by the Board of the Washington State Association of School Psychologists.
   Greff has been at BHS for 27 years, including the last five as head psychologist.
   The award is given annually to the school psychologist who "demonstrates excellence across a broad range of domains, which may include assessments, intervention, consultation, education supervision, research/evaluation, and advocacy for their clients, community, or profession while maintaining high ethical standards, effective interpersonal skills, dedication to improving conditions for children, families, schools and communities."
   At Bothell High, Greff is credited with starting a peer mediation program and a district-wide crisis response team. He is the coordinator of the school's "Student Services" unit and manager of the Multi-Disciplinary Team.
   He is described by students and staff as "a true asset to the community and a wonderful leader and role model for teens to relate to. He's easy to talk to, fun to work with, and someone who makes anyone feel at home."