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Former Teacher Says Passion for Education Best Served as a Counselor [Alumni Case Study]

My heart was in education, but not the classroom

After receiving my bachelor’s degree, I worked as a high school teacher for two years. Although my heart was in education, I didn’t want to remain in the classroom 100 percent of the time, so I researched different careers within the field. Once I talked… more »

School Counseling Alumna Excited to Start Career at RAMP High School [Alumni Case Study]

I never thought I wanted to work in schools

After completing my bachelor’s degree, I worked as a college advisor for two years at a national program that placed recent college graduates in metro Atlanta schools. I assisted first generation high school students from underrepresented backgrounds find a college and guided them on their… more »

Former PE Teacher Finds Calling as School Counselor [Alumni Case Study]

Still wanted to work with kids after injury

After spending six years as a PE teacher in Ohio, I suffered a spinal cord injury. My wife and I moved to Atlanta in order for me to rehabilitate at the Shepherd Center. During this time, I realized I wanted to continue working with students. Since… more »