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 »
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 »
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 »
School counseling alumni says internship prepared him to work in Georgia’s largest school.
Lauren is excited to launch her career this fall as a school counselor at Roswell High School.
After suffering a spinal cord injury, Brad Smith found his calling as a school counselor.