September 22, 2014 to November 14, 2014
Culture Course: LaVerne Ware, Ph.D.
Counseling and Student Support Services Coordinator
Atlanta Public Schools
Bio Brief: Ph.D. from Capella University in Human Services with a Specialization in Counseling Studies and holds a Masters and Specialist in Education, School Counseling. She was recognized as Georgia’s Region 3 Counselor of the Year 2003-2004; Fulton County Middle School Counselor of the Year, 2003-2004, Licensed Professional Counselor.
Planning Course: Julia S. Chibbaro, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Clinical and Professional Studies
University of West Georgia
Bio Brief: Ph.D. in Counselor Education from the University of West Georgia.
Served as a school counselor at the middle school level for 8 years and high school counselor, Department of Juvenile Justice, for 6 years in South Carolina. Currently, she is researching and developing practical strategies that school counselors may use to improve their practices and the lives of students.
Fiscal Course: Kim Jackson-Allen, Ed.D.
School Guidance Counselor
Savannah-Chatham County Public Schools
Bio Brief: Ed.D. from South Carolina State University where she received a dual Specialist and doctorate in Educational Administration. Holds a Masters and Specialist degree in Counselor Education from Georgia Southern University. She realizes that students need effective decision-making skills that to enable them to become productive members of society.
Middle Grades Course: Teah Moore, Ph.D.
School Counselor Education
Fort Valley State University
Bio Brief: Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Counseling from Idaho State University. She teaches the career-counseling course at Fort Valley State University, where she stresses the importance and role of career counseling in a person’s life to assist with ameliorating much of the frustration and uncertainty many people experience with their careers. She comes with practitioner experience, school experience, and human service experience resulting from serving families, and adolescents.