Counselor Profile: Gina Ruppert


Gina Ruppert holds a Bachelors degree in Social Work from Frostburg State University and has worked professionally for over 15 years planning, organizing, coordinating, developing, and delivering special services to diverse populations of children and adolescents in faith-based settings. Co-founding an atrium for the Good Shepherd Catechesis, writing curriculum, coaching, classroom teaching, and instructing her own 6 children in faith, values and multisensory education methods are her passions.  She has worked extensively with children with special needs including Asperger’s Syndrome, Dyslexia, Dysgraphia, ADD/ADHD.  Mothering a large brood, she knows the challenges of financing a college education.  Recently completing the college application process with her own son, she knows the financial, emotional, and logistical challenges that large families face.   She is a tireless researcher, a committed problem solver and strengths-based student advocate.  She is eager to be able to assist families in finding resources to help with their college planning goals and their student’s unique needs.  She is excited that the CLI respects the whole student, body, mind, and spirit, encouraging them to explore colleges that share in this philosophy.

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