My name is Jackie Kridler and I am honored to be the school counselor at Gonzales Elementary. Our family moved to Gonzales in 1994. I began my adventure with education in 1999 and have been a school counselor since 2005. I have had the pleasure of teaching fifth grade at North Avenue as well as serving as school counselor. I was also the counselor at Gonzales High School before coming to Gonzales Elementary in 2014. I graduated from Texas State University with a Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies and from University of Houston-Victoria with a Master of Education in Counseling. I am honored to serve the students, parents, teachers and staff at Gonzales ISD and look forward to my continued service.My husband is Gene Kridler who was born and raised in Gonzales, Texas. Gene has been in education since 1991 and graduated from Sam Houston State University with a Bachelor of Science in Education and from University of Houston-Victoria with a Master of Education in Mid-Management. We have three children who are all married, Gena Bennett and husband Brian, Amelia Kloesel and husband Justin and Trey Kridler and wife Lexie. We currently have 1 granddaughter Adalynn Kloesel. We enjoy family camping trips, spending time together, playing board games, dominoes and cards.