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 Counselors 

    Sharon Bowden

    sharonbowden@ccs.k12.nc.us

    Available: Monday-Friday 8:00am-3:00pm

     

    Najeana Henderson

    najeanahenderson@ccs.k12.nc.us

    Available: Monday-Friday 8:00am-3:00pm; Wednesday 8:00am-11:30am

    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

    Helena McAllister

    helenamcallister@ccs.k12.nc.us

    School Social Workers are trained mental health professionals with a Bachelors's 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

    Candice Locklear

    candicebullard@ccs.k12.nc.us

    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.