• Guidance Counselors and Social Workers

    School Counselors

    School Counselors are vital members of the educational team.  They play an essential role in promoting a school culture that serves to educate the whole child.  A comprehensive guidance program should include helping students: 

    • Apply academic achievement strategies

    • Manage emotions and apply interpersonal skills

    • Strengthen mental wellness and 

    • Explore and plan for post-secondary options such as higher education, military and workforce.  

    If your child needs assistance with mental health or academic services, contact the school counselor at their home school.

    School Social Workers

    School Social Workers are trained to provide support and services to address barriers impacting the social, emotional, academic, and physical needs of all students.  

    • School Workers can provide services to students who: 

    • May be experiencing homelessness


    • May have chronic absenteeism or truancy issues


    • May be transitioning between school and treatment programs, foster care, or the juvenile justice system


    • Are at high-risk of dropping out of high school


    • Have behavioral or mental health challenges

    Athena Chasteen serves Knotts Island Elementary, Moyock Elementary, Moyock Middle, Shawboro Elementary, adn JP Knapp

    Tammy Byrum services Jarvisburg Elementary, Griggs Elementary, Currituck Middle, Currituck County High, and Central Elementary

Last Modified on August 19, 2022