Carol Johnson

Ph.D., L.P.C.
School of Education

Office: 231 Heritage Hall
Phone: 715/232-1619


  •  Ph.D. Career/Vocational Education
    • Dissertation: Career Paths, Barriers and Strategies of Female Superintendents in the Rock Mountain Region
    • Colorado State University, 1995
  • M.S. Teacher Vocational Education
    • School Counseling Endorsement (K-12)
    • Colorado State University, 1983
  • B.S. Teacher Education/Vocational Education
    • Consumer and Family Studies Program Degree (6-12)
    • Vocational Certification
    • University of Akron, 1973

Research Interests

Research-Based Creative Counseling Strategies
Career Transition Planning for Students
Career Barriers and Perceived Obstacles
Gender and Career Paths
Crisis Planning
Counseling Strategies
Advocating for Student Athletes

Courses Taught

Scoun 301/501 Intro to Guidance
Scoun 765 Professional Organization of School Counseling Programs
Scoun 733 Lifespan Career Development
Scoun 735 Thesis Advising
Scoun 783 Pre-K-12 Guidance Curriculum
Scoun 787 Career Placement and Transitions
Scoun 793 School Counseling Internship Seminar
Scoun 798 Internship Supervision
SPSY 753 A Assessment Lab for School Counselors

Academic Awards and Honors

  • Outstanding Graduate Faculty (College Level)
    • University of Wisconsin-Stout
    • 2011
  • Outstanding Graduate Faculty (University Level)
    • University of Wisconsin-Stout
    • 2008
  • Outstanding Educator Award
    • University of Phoenix
    • 2004
  • Outstanding Educator
    • American Association of University Women
    • 2000

Professional Affiliations

American School Counseling Association
American Counseling Association
National Career Development Association
Association of Counselor Educators and Supervisors