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Ali Kofiro
Ali Kofior

School Counselor  


About Me:

Hi! I'm Ali Kofiro and this is my 5th year, as school counselor, at Wellstone International High School. I work with students whose first language is Somali. I have my Master’s Degree in Counseling from the University of Wisconsin River Falls, and I earned my Bachelor's Degree in Economics from the University of Minnesota – Twin Cities. I enjoy reading, walking, volunteering, and spending quality time with my family and friends.


As a School Counselor, I perform the following roles in order to promote positive development in academic, career, and social/emotional development:

  • Individual counseling
  • Small group counseling
  • Classroom guidance (i.e. Large group counseling)
  • Attend and participate in academic intervention meetings
  • Create student schedules
  • Observe students in various school environments
  • Consult and collaborate with parents, teachers, administrators, social workers, and students
  • Respond to crises or emergency situations

Please feel free to email me at or call me at (612) 668-5116.


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