• Welcome to School Counseling!

    At Amherst Elementary School, the school counseling program is designed to support the development and well-being of our students. Our program focuses on social-emotional learning (SEL), academics, and college/careers to help our students reach their fullest potential. We deliver these services in a classroom setting, small groups, or individually. We are champions for children!

    Amherst's will have two new school counselors for the 2021-2022 school year! Ms. Morgan is available for students Monday through Friday. She is a first-year school counselor and is excited to be at Amherst! Mrs. Holloway is new to Amherst this year but has been a School Counselor in Knox County for ten years! Mrs. Holloway is available for our students every Monday. She will be a great asset to our Shark family! 

     

    Our Services to Students

    Classroom Guidance: Each class will see the school counselor for a special lesson on social/emotional needs, academics, or college/career needs in a classroom setting.

    Individual Counseling: Students can recieve short-term counseling sessions to assist them with any issues that are prohibiting them from being successful in the classroom.

    Small Groups: The School Counselors offer several different small groups throughout the year.  These groups consist of 3-5 students who are all working toward a common goal.

     

    How to Make a Referral?

    If you would like to make a referral to the school counselors or social worker, please click "Make a Referral" on the left side of the page.

     

     

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    Courteney Morgan, M.A

    Contact information: 

    courteney.morgan@knoxschools.org

    865-560-7001

    Monday-Fridays 

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    Amy Holloway, M.S

    Contact information:

    amy.holloway@knoxschools.org

    865-560-7001

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