• Welcome to the Karns Elementary

    School Counseling Department!  


    We're excited you're here! 



    What is a school counselor?

    School counselors are certified/licensed educators with a minimum of a master’s degree in school counseling, making them uniquely qualified to address the academic, career and social/emotional development needs of all students by designing and maintaining a comprehensive school counseling program that promotes and encourages student success.


    What Does a School Counselor Do?

    KCS Mindfulness Presentation



    To check in the Ms. Welch, please use this link 

    3rd, 4th, and 5th grade Check-In



    To check in with Mrs. Place, please use this link 

    K, 1st, and 2nd Grade Check-In 


    Lorrie Place, M.S.C
    Professional School Counselor
    Monday-Friday || K-2nd
    Kathryn Welch, M.S.C.
    Professional School Counselor
    Monday-Friday || 3rd-5th
    8108 Beaver Ridge Rd.
    Knoxville, TN 37931
    Main Office (865) 539-7772 
    Ext: 26617