Mark Pichette

Director of Counseling

Mark Pichette joined the TA team in 2011, bringing more than 20 years of experience in the helping professions. He has worked with people with chronic mental health challenges, people who are homeless, and as a school counselor in three different high schools. Mark has a BA in psychology, and an M.Ed. in counseling psychology. For the last 15 years, Mark has also volunteered at Camp Takumta, a summer camp for children between seven and 17 who have or have had cancer.

At TA, Mark values the “close working relationships and the sense of community and history that is present here. There is a real sense of community, pride, and history.”

“Consider that the mind is capable of an endless growth.”—Asa Burton, one of the founders, urging citizens of Thetford to establish TA in 1819
We set high expectations. We challenge all members of the school community to reach their highest potential.
Our mission is to celebrate the unique worth of all students, to nurture their strengths, and to challenge them to fulfill their potential.