Karns Middle School Counselors
At Karns Middle School, the School Counseling Department is committed to supporting our students in their academic development, social and emotional development, and college and career readiness. The focus of the school counseling program is to help students be academically prepared for secondary and post-secondary education, to be well-adjusted members of society, to become life-long learners, and to become productive citizens. Counselors are involved in many aspects of student support, including individual and group counseling, academic planning and advising, and career exploration. In addition, the School Counseling Department coordinates various school activities, such as Career Day, Job Shadow Day, Link-Up Mentoring, Angel Tree, Thanksgiving Baskets, and PROJECT U, the group dedicated to promoting kindness within the school.If you have questions regarding these items or your student at KMS, we are happy to speak with you! Please call the front office at 865-539-7732 and ask for your student's counselor or e-mail from the links below. Counselors serve students based on their last names.Kristina SimsSchool CounselorStudents last names A - KYears in Education: 12 Years at KMS: 8Hometown: Knoxville, Tennessee
Education:B.S. in Child and Family Studies, University of Tennessee at ChattanoogaM.S. in School Counseling, Lincoln Memorial UniversityEd.S in Educational Leadership, Lincoln Memorial University
Fun Fact: I ♥ shoes! I am the Assistant Girls Basketball Coach at Oak Ridge High School!
Michelle WilliamsSchool CounselorStudents last names L-ZYears in Education: 18 Years at KMS: 14Hometown: Knoxville, Tennessee
Education:B.S. in Psychology, Middle Tennessee State UniversityM.Ed. in School Counseling, Middle Tennessee State UniversityFun Fact: I was born and raised in Phoenix, Arizona. I love to travel and my favorite place to travel is to Hawaii!