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Social and Emotional Learning ~ Student Services

Last Updated: 5/4/2021 3:33 PM

1205 Bluffs Parkway
PO Box 769, Canton, GA 30114


Vision Statement

"All CCSD students will thrive today, tomorrow and throughout life with a sense of purpose and self-worth."

School Counselor Spotlights:

  Elementary School Counselor                                                                                              

            Leontta Warren 
       Hasty ES

What's your "why"....Why did you choose your profession?:

I love to encourage, inspire and help others find the extraordinary within themselves.

What do you find most rewarding about your job?:

Turning frowns into smiles.

What words of advice or insight would you like to share with the parents about your job:

"Worry does not empty tomorrow of it's sorrow, it empties today of it's strength." Corrie Ten Boom
"Be present and in the moment."

What are words of wisdom or a quote you live by?:

"Education is more than information, it's inspiration and affirmation." - Johnnetta Cole


  Middle School/High School Counselor 

             Jamie Vecsey
             Mill Creek MS

What's your "why"....Why did you choose your profession?:

To help our students navigate coming of age issues and assist with their mental health.

What do you find most rewarding about your job?:

Making a kid feel better because that is something they can learn to do on their own.

What words of advice or insight would you like to share with the parents about your job:

We are here to care for your kids and help them get through every day even when they feel like they can't make it on their own.

What are words of wisdom or a quote you live by?:

Never let anyone treat you like regular glue. You're glitter glue!


School Nurse Spotlights:

Elementary School Nurse 

  Annette Fountain, RN
     Little River ES

My Greatest Influences:

Linda Fountain, my mother in law

My Goals as a School Nurse:

To made the students feel welcome when they are sick and to educate them on how to stay healthy.

My Words of Wisdom:

"I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me"  Philippians 4:13


Middle School/High School Nurse:

S. Elliott
      Shiona Elliott, RN
         Cherokee HS

My Greatest Influences:

Sherrie Smith.

My Goals as a School Nurse:

Suicide prevention, preventative health education, connect health resources for student/faculty and Project S.A.V.E.

My Words of Wisdom:

"You will either step forward into growth, or you will step backward into safety." ~Abraham Maslow

SEL Team

Student Support Specialists:

Marcie Firebaugh, LCSW

Dr. Tara Quinn-Schuldt

Lead Nurses:

Sherrie Smith, RN

Jami Stefano, RN, BSN

Jaime Stowe, RN, BSN

Social Workers:

Kristen Braid, LCSW

David McFerrin, LMSW

Jessica Threadgill, LCSW

Check and Connect Resource:

Kelly Strickland

School Counselors- *School Counselor List   


Social-Emotional Learning-Administrators

DM                                          BL

 Dr. Debra Murdock                                                         Dr. Ben Lester
 Chief Operations Officer                                                Administrator on Special Assignment,                                 Student Services


 Sue Hotaling
 Administrative Assistant                                                                                                                                                                 

Quick Links

Academic Information

Curriculum ~ Social and Emotional Learning

Employee Wellness

Professional Resources

Literature ~ Social and Emotional Learning

Parent Resources

Positive Behavior Framework

Reporting Child Abuse
Procedures for reporting child abuse or neglect.  School employees and volunteers are mandated reporters in cases of suspected abuse.

Resource List

School Counselors

School Nurse/Student Health
Health forms, whom to contact for managing chronic conditions at school

School Social Workers
Liaison for parents and students who need advocacy or assistance

Student Achievement:  SEL

Support Services for Homeless Students
Resources and services for students who are homeless