Counseling & Student Services

  • Counseling & Student Services Secretary:  Cheryl Minar 701.323.4662

    Counselors are available from 7:45 am - 3:45 pm; Monday-Friday

    Dotti Schmeling

    Mrs. Dotti Schmeling

    Phone: 701.323.4663
    Email: Dotti Schmeling

    Dr. Schmeling has been a counselor at Wachter Middle School since 1998. Prior to coming to WMS she worked at Riverside and Rita Murphy Elementary Schools in Bismarck as an elementary counselor. She had additional experience as a teacher and counselor from Moorhead High School, University of Mary, and United Tribes Technical College/Theodore Jamerson Elementary School. Dr. Schmeling has a bachelor and masters degree from NDSU and a Ph.D. in Education Leadership from UND.

    Kacie Schlecht
    Mrs. Kacie Schlecht

    Phone: 701.323.4666
    Email: Kacie Schlecht

    Mrs. Schlecht has been a counselor at Wachter Middle School since 2010. She graduated from University of Mary with her B.S. in   Social Behaviors and Science in 2008 and a M.S. in Counseling in 2010.


    Natalie Heid
    Mrs. Natalie Heid

    Phone: 701.323.4664
    Email: Natalie Heid

    Mrs. Heid graduated from North Dakota State University with a B.S. in Psychology in 2010 and a M.S. in Counseling in 2012. She spent her first year at Turtle-Lake Mercer School as the K-12 counselor and has been at Wachter Middle School since 2013.