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Student Services

Student Services

Our Mission:
The mission of Cumberland County School Counselors is helping students demonstrate a positive attitude towards self and others, gain career and life-planning skills, and develop responsible social skills. The development of these skills will increase school and life success. Services Bi-monthly classroom lessons with K-5 students. Topics will focus on academic, career, and personal/social development.

 image of Beverly KellerSchool Counselor-Beverly Keller (Available Monday -Friday 7:30 a.m.- 2:30 p.m.)

Professional school counselors are certified/licensed educators with a minimum of a Master’s degree in school counseling making them uniquely qualified to address students’ cognitive, socio-emotional and career development needs by implementing a comprehensive school counseling program. As a professional school counselor, Mrs. Keller works with students on an individual basis, in small groups, and provide guidance in their classrooms. The focus of the counseling program is to promote academic success, career awareness, and personal/social skills. Other services include crisis intervention, conflict resolution, effective communication skills, character education, and coordinate referrals to school and community agencies.

To schedule an appointment or for general questions, please call (910) 425.6141 or by e-mail at beverlykeller@ccs.k12.nc.us


Image of Shannon Sykes Social Worker- Shannon Sykes (Available Monday- Friday 7:15 a.m.- 2:45 p.m.)

School Social Worker is a specialized area of practice within the broad field of the social work profession. School Social Workers have the knowledge and training specific to the needs of children in the public school system. One of the primary roles of the school social worker is to serve as the liaison between the home, the school, and community. Mrs. Sykes provides services to strengthen and facilitate the educational process by identifying, modifying and removing barriers to learning while promoting wellness and student success.

Anyone can make a referral to the school social worker. Some reasons may include but are not limited to academic concerns, behavior concerns, child abuse and neglect issues, family violence, homelessness, attendance/truancy, health issues, mental health concerns, and family crisis. 

To contact Mrs. Sykes or schedule an appointment, please call (910) 425.6141 or by e-mail at shannonsykes@ccs.k12.nc.us


School Psychologist– Dr. Tiffany McCray (Available Tuesday & Thursday 7:15 a.m.- 2:45 p.m.)

A school Psychologist is highly trained in both psychology and education. Dr. McCray’s main goal is to facilitate learning and to promote the cognitive, social, and personal development of all students. She identifies and assesses the learning, development, and adjustment characteristics and needs of students. Dr. McCray uses assessment data about each student and his/her environments in developing appropriate interventions and programs. She also provides direct intervention for students, consultation to parents, teachers, other school personnel, and community agencies to enhance learning and adjustment of students.

To contact Ms. McCray or for general questions, please call (910) 425.6141 or by e-mail at tiffanymccray@ccs.k12.nc.us


School Nurse– Randi Nunez (Available Tuesdays 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.)

School nurses provide expertise and oversight of school health services and promote health education. Because healthy children are successful learners, school nurses advocate for the physical, emotional, mental, and social health of students. 

Contact Ms. Nunez at randinunez@ccs.k12.nc.us

 


Military Family & Youth Liasion (MFYL) – Howard Lattimore 

The Military Family & Youth Liasion is designed to assist military families with needs as they relate to deployment and relocation. The MFYL coordinates and supports efforts to: assess needs, build awareness of resources, and connect those with needs to support solutions. The liaison role provides a connection between families with needs and possible solutions. To contact Mr. Lattimore do so by email at howardlattimore@ccs.k12.nc.us


Community Resources

Dial 2-1-1 or visit www.NC211.org

 

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Published by Davina Adkins on January 17, 2017
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