FRESHMAN ACADEMY COUNSELOR, LAST NAMES A-L

  • Jen Beckler

    Schedule an appointment here: https://calendly.com/jennifer-beckler
    Years in Education: 17     Years at HVA: 11

    Hometown: Fairport, New York
    Education:
    B.S. in Human Services, University of Tennessee
    M.S. in School Counseling, University of Tennessee
    Notable:
    Played soccer for the Lady Vols
    Previous Tennessee Middle School Counselor of the Year

FRESHMAN ACADEMY COUNSELOR, LAST NAMES M-Z

  • Sam BurkhalterSAM BURKHALTER
    sam.burkhalter@knoxschools.org

    Schedule an appointment here https://calendly.com/sam-burkhalter
    Years in Education: 5, Years at HVA: 1
    Hometown: Memphis, TN
    Education:
    B.A. in Psychology, University of Tennessee

    M.S. in School Counseling, University of Tennessee
    Notable:
    Has run two full marathons and many half-marathons

BUSINESS & LAW ACADEMY COUNSELOR

  • Taylor SmithTAYLOR SMITH
    taylor.smith2@knoxschools.org
    Schedule an appointment here: https://calendly.com/taylor-smith2
    Years in Education:Years at HVA: 2

    Hometown: Knoxville
    Education:
    B.A. in Psychology, University of Tennessee, Knoxville

    M.A. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and School Counseling, Johnson University
    Notable:
    2011 Graduate of HVA

    Worked as the Helen Ross McNabb Counselor for HVA and HVMS for 2 years

HEALTH SCIENCE ACADEMY COUNSELOR

  • Dana Quick DANA QUICK
    dana.quick@knoxschools.org
    Schedule an appointment here: https://calendly.com/dana-quick
    Years in Education: 18     Years at HVA: 5

    Hometown: Bryson City, NC
    Education:
    B.S. in Psychology, Western Carolina University
    M.S. in School Counseling, Western Carolina University

    Notable:
    Previous Smoky Mountain Middle School Counselor of the Year
    Married to chemistry teacher Dr. Travis Quick

LIBERAL ARTS ACADEMY COUNSELOR

  • Carmen Long CARMEN LONG
    carmen.long@knoxschools.org
    Schedule an appointment here: https://calendly.com/carmen-long
    Years in Education: 10    Years at HVA: 6

    Hometown: Oliver Springs, TN
    Education:
    B.S. in Exceptional Learning, University of Tennessee
    M.Ed. in School Counseling, Lincoln Memorial University
    Ed.S. in Curriculum and Instruction, Lincoln Memorial University

    Notable:
    Project U sponsor

STEM ACADEMY COUNSELOR

  • Courtney SanfordCOURTNEY SANFORD
    courtney.sanford2@knoxschools.org
    Years in Education: 3   Years at HVA: 3
    Education:
    B.S. in Business Education, Marketing, Tennessee Technological University
    M. Ed. in School Counseling, Lincoln Memorial University
    Notable:
    Played Volleyball at Tennessee Tech University

STEM ACADEMY COUNSELOR

REGISTRAR

  • Erin SmithERIN SMITH
    erin.smith@knoxschools.org
    Years in Education: 4   Years at HVA: 2
    Hometown: Goldsboro, North Carolina
    Notable:
    HVA lacrosse mom
    The counseling office's ray of sunshine

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

  • Erin BagwellERIN BAGWELL
    erin.bagwell@knoxschools.org
    Years in Education:  9    Years at HVA: 1

    Hometown: Nashville
    Education:
    B.A. in History, Georgia Southern University
    Notable:
    HVA golf and violin mom
    Former HVA PTSO President

COLLEGE AND CAREER COUNSELOR

CONTACT YOUR COUNSELOR

  • Got a quick question? The quickest way to contact a counselor is by email. 

    Need to schedule a meeting?  Click on your counselor's calendly link to make an appointment. 

    Have an emergency? If you are at school, in distress and need to speak with someone, please come to the counseling office.