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Janet Verline Thomas

Janet Verline Thomas, American counselor. Certified counselor; licensed professional counselor, certified school counselor, Idaho.


  • Thomas, Janet Verline was born on June 14, 1936 in Caldwell, Idaho, United States. Daughter of Lougene and Josephine Connaway (Hill) Andersen.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, College Idaho, 1958. Master of Education, College Idaho, 1968. Doctor of Education, University Nevada, 1994.


    • Teacher Wilder (Idaho) Elementary School, 1958-1959, Matteson School Dist, Park Forest, Illinois, 1960-1967. Counselor Marsing (Idaho) Schools, 1968-1972. Career guidance specialist Canyon-Owyhee School Service Agency, Caldwell, Idaho, 1972-1974.

      Elementary school counselor Boise Schools, since 1974. Graduate assistant instructor University Nevada, Reno, 1991-1993. Special lecturer Boise State University, since 1978.

      Adjunct faculty Albertson College Idaho, Caldwell, since 1988.

    Major achievements

    • Certified counselor; licensed professional counselor, certified school counselor, Idaho.


    • Contributor articles and columns to professional newsletters and journals.


    Member North America Society Adlerian Psychologists, Idaho Society Individual Psychology (Significant Adlerian Contributor 1987, president 1982-1983, American Counseling Association (American Personnel Guidance Association senator 1979-1982, Outstanding Service award 1982), Idaho Counseling Association (president 1977-1978, Distinguished Service award 1979), American School Counselors Association (regional elementary coordinator 1976-1977), Idaho School Counselor Association (president 1975-1976), International Association Marriage and Family Counselors, Idaho Career Development Association, Idaho Mental Health Counselors Association, Idaho Association Counselor Educators and Supervisors, Phi Delta Kappa, Phi Kappa Phi.


    • Married Carol Lloyd Thomas, May 10, 1956 (divorced 1965). Children: Gary Lee, Michael Louis.
    • father: Lougene Andersen
    • mother: Josephine Connaway (Hill) Andersen
    • spouse: Carol Lloyd Thomas
    • children: Gary Lee Thomas
    • Michael Louis Thomas
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    Born June 14, 1936