Student Services

  • Cumberland County Schools Student Services

    Our Mission: Student Services is committed to supporting the instructional process by identifying and eliminating barriers to learning, advocating for the needs of the whole child, and empowering all students to become lifelong learners in the 21st century. 

  • School Counselor

    Tanisha Dumas
    Available: Monday - Friday
    7:20 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

     

    Email: tanishadumas@ccs.k12.nc.us

     

    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.  They also provide consultation, individual and group counseling, academic advisement.  In addition, they provide prevention, crisis intervention, and conflict resolution.

     

    School Social Worker

    Thomas Edwards
    Available: Monday - Friday
    7:20 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

     

    Email:  thomasedwards@ccs.k12.nc.us

    School Social Workers are trained mental health professionals with a Bachelors or Master’s degree in social work.  They are the link between the home, school and community.  School social workers provide direct as well as indirect services to students, families and school personnel such as monitoring school attendance, promoting dropout prevention, consultation, information and referral, identification of at-risk students, and counseling.  In addition, they provide prevention, crisis intervention, and conflict resolution.

     

    School Psychologist
     
    Rebecca White
    Email: rebeccawhite@ccs.k12.nc.us
    Phone: (910) 425-6163
     
     
    School psychologists are highly trained in both psychology and education, completing a minimum of a specialist-level degree program.  they provide assessment and testing of students for special services.  Consultation for teachers.  Counseling for students.  In addition, they provide prevention, crisis intervention, conflict resolution, and program modification for special learning and/or behavioral needs.
     

    CCS Military Family & Youth Liaison

    Harold Lattimore
    Email: haroldlattimore@ccs.k12.nc.us
    Phone Number: 910-678-7008
     
    The military family and youth liaison (MFYL) acts as a communication link between the installation and the school district in order to ease the transition for the military students.  The MFYL coordinates and supports efforts to: assess needs, build awareness of resources, and connect those with needs to supportive solutions.
     
    School Exceptional Children Case Teacher
     
    Anna Lee
    Phone: (910) 425-6163
     
    The EC Case Teacher can address concerns for students eligible for special education services. They can verify service implementation and communicate with the student’s team to meet their academic and functional needs. In addition, she can coordinate Child Find. This is a coordinated effort between the Student Services Team and the Exceptional Children Services to locate and identify children and youth suspected of or diagnosed with a disability who might have intellectual, physical, or emotional disabilities and are unable to benefit from the regular school program without special assistance.
     
    Community Resources 
    Dial: 2-1-1 or Visit www.NC211.org