• Position: School Counselor
     
    Years of Experience: 9 years

    Years at Highland: 5 years
     
    Degrees and Certifications:


    Bachelor of Arts in Communications with emphasis in Public Relations

    Mississippi Alternate Path to Quality Teacher Institute 
    Master of Science in Counselor Education
    Endorsements: Special Education Highly Qualified (K-12), Language Arts (7-12), Social Studies (7-12), Journalism (7-12), Professional Counselor

    National Certified Counselor (NCC)

    National Certified School Counselor (NCSC)

    What do you consider to be your area of expertise?

    Social/Emotional Learning

    Special Education
    Public Speaking

    Individual, Small and Large Group Counseling

    Conflict Resolution

    Problem-Solving

    What are your goals for the 2022-2023 school year?

    Build relationships with the parents and community of Highland Elementary and Ridgeland, MS

    Implementation of Trauma Sensitive Schools 

    Increase in student attendance
    Full implementation of the Ron Clark House System

    Assist students in their social, emotional and educational needs
     
    Memberships/Affiliations:


    Mississippi Counseling Association

    CPI Nonviolent Crisis Intervention Certified

    American Counseling Association Member

    Phi Kappa Phi Mississippi State University Chapter Honor Society