Cobb County Board of Education recognizes school counselors for their outstanding commitment to students and schools.
On Thursday, February 15, 2018 the Cobb County Board of Education recognized school counselors for their outstanding commitment to students and schools. Collectively, School Counselors were recognized for National School Counseling Week, which takes place annually during the first week of February. The Board also recognized the 2017 Counselors of the Year: Elementary School Counselor of the Year, Kelli Beechler (Dowell ES), Middle School Counselor of the Year, Katie Bower (Lovinggood MS), and High School Counselor of the Year, Lisa McCormick (formerly at Hillgrove HS). Two schools were also recognized for receiving RAMP (Recognized ASCA Model Program) designation. Both Palmer Middle School and Pebblebook High School received the 2018 RAMP designation; these schools were commended for their commitment to delivering a comprehensive, data-driven school counseling program for students and parents. The Palmer MS counseling team includes: Barbara Truluck, Lauren Holland, Cathy Fearing (retired), and Kaley June Tanner (former team member). The Pebblebrook HS counseling team includes: Patrick Burch (Department Chair), Dawn Robinson, Corey TInsley, Shiree Webb, Julynn Williams-Chandler, Jewell Betts, and Kristal Freeman (former team member).
Gail M. Smith, Supervisor
Contributing Author: Melisa Marsh, Counseling Consultant