Tinika Campbell, who has been in education for the past 22 years, started as a 3rd-grade teacher at Bates Elementary (Jefferson County) before becoming a counselor at Cane Run Elementary School (Jefferson County). She currently works at Louisville Central High School.
Although many schools across Kentucky have a counselor, daily tasks and responsibilities can look a little different from school to school.
Boone County's Stacey Russell explains how the role of school counselor has changed over the years and why it's so important for counselors to have the time to focus on student needs.
Kentucky schools using the suicide prevention program Sources of Strength, which mobilizes student social networks to promote positive behaviors.
The Kentucky School Counselor Association (KSCA) is accepting nominations for awards and proposals for its annual conference Feb. 23-24 at the Marriott Griffin Gate in Lexington.
The role of the school counselor has changed pretty dramatically since most of us were in school. At the Kentucky Department of Education, we realize the important role that counselors play in each and every school.