Dr. Brandie Oliver is an Assistant Professor in the school counseling department at Butler University in Indianapolis, IN. Previously, she was a middle school counselor, a grief counselor, and has experience counseling at all developmental levels.
She is involved both nationally and at the state level in professional organizations. Currently she serves as the Chair of the ACES (Association of Counselor Education and Supervision) School Counselor Interest Network and serves as the NCACES representative on the ACES Awards Committee. Beginning July 1, 2017, she will begin her term as Member at Large with the North Central Association Counselor Education and Supervision. She is Past President of the Indiana School Counselor Association and continues to serve on the board as the co-legislative chair.
Dr. Oliver is passionate about educating future school counselors to equip them with the skills, knowledge, and commitment to be change agents working toward equity and social justice. Her specific areas of interest include school counselor preparation and practice, suicide prevention/intervention, restorative practices, college and career readiness, and advocacy focusing on trauma responsive education. She is dedicated to supporting educators through ongoing professional development and training.