Chad Gapinski

Executive Director, Advising and Counseling Services


M.A., Counseling Psycholoy/Counseling Education, Western Michigan University; B.S., Education, Central Michigan University

Chad Gapinski has served at the Interlochen Arts Academy as an Academic and College Counselor since 2007. He specializes in international student advisement, though maintains a caseload that includes domestic students, as well. He possesses a Masters of Arts degree in Counseling Education and Counseling Psychology with an emphasis in Secondary Education. He is certified by the National Board for Certified Counselors. In addition, he holds a masters level certification in Substance Abuse Prevention and spent 5 years working with individuals suffering from chemical dependency. Before that, he earned a Bachelors of Science in Education and taught high school courses in business, economics, and marketing.