Student Services

  • School Counselor: Mrs. Sophilia Burns

    Monday – Friday
    7:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
    910-488-6650 Ext. 710

    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, and academic advisement. In addition, they provide prevention, crisis intervention, and conflict resolution. 

  • School Exceptional Children’s Case Teacher: Deana Tatum

    Monday & Friday 7:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
    910-488-6650 Ext. 106

    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.
  • School Social Worker: Ms. Karen Boone

    Tuesday 12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.  
    Wednesday – Thursday 7:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
    910-488-6650 Ext. 720

    School social workers are trained mental health professionals with a Bachelors or Masters 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:  Jessica Kruppa

    Monday 7:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
    910-488-6650 Ext. 106

    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 as well as counseling for teachers and students. In addition, they provide prevention, crisis intervention, conflict resolution, and program modification for special learning and/or behavioral needs.  

  • School Nurse:  Joy Tart

    Mondays 7:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
    910-488-6650 Ext. 750 

    School nursing is a specialized practice of professional nursing that advances the well-being, academic success and life-long achievement and health of students. School nurses facilitate health services such as immunizations, communicable disease control, vision and hearing screening and follow-up, health assessments and referrals, and health counseling and information for students and families. School nurses actively collaborate with school personnel, students and parents to create health plans and to administer medication.

  • CCS Military Family & Youth Liaison: Tajanne Davis, CCS Military Family & Youth Liaison  

    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.


    CCS Military & Youth Liaison Website

    Phone Number: 910-678-7008