"Whatever you are, be a good one."-Abraham LincolnWelcome to Mount Mourne IB Middle School! I am truly excited to be part of such a wonderful school community and look forward to working with all of you to ensure a successful and fun 2017-2018 school year. In addition to implementing the comprehensive school counseling program at MMS, I am also the Service & Action coordinator and 504 Plan coordinator. If you have any questions or concerns you would like to discuss with me, please feel free to visit me at the school (Room 5) or email me at email@example.com.Mount Mourne School Counseling Mission StatementThe mission of the Mt. Mourne School Counseling program is to provide all students a comprehensive school counseling program which promotes the highest level of student achievement through growth in academic, career and personal/social domains. Through leadership, advocacy and collaboration, the school counselor will promote equity and a safe learning environment for all students. The comprehensive school counseling program will address student needs and promote global citizenship through culturally relevant prevention and intervention strategies.About MeI grew up in Greensboro, NC and earned my undergraduate degree (BA in Psychology) at The University of Georgia. After working in the corporate world and working as a the "Director the Childhood Development" at the Thompson household (aka "stay at home mom"), I decided to pursue my purpose and personal goal of becoming a professional school counselor. I recently earned my Master's degree in School Counseling from Capella University.After living in the Atlanta metro area for 16 years, my family moved to Mooresville in June, 2012. My husband and I are the proud parents of two daughters and one four-legged boy. We absolutely love the Lake Norman area and are thankful to be part of such a wonderful community. My hobbies and interests include: all things UGA (Gooo Dawgs!), spending time with family & friends, my daughters' sporting events, swimming, reading (especially the Outlander series), projects which inspire creativity, and travel.