Kirstie Shepherd is new to Knox County as your full-time counselor at Farragut Primary School for the 2021-22 school year. Prior to this role, she worked as a school counselor at a middle school in the middle Tennessee area. She attended the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga for her undergraduate degree in Psychology with a minor in Child and Family Studies and then received her Education Specialist degree in School Counseling from Middle Tennessee State University.
Samantha McKnight is also new to Knox County as your part-time counselor at Farragut Primary School. She spends one day a week at Farragut Intermediate School. Prior to this role, she worked as a school counselor at a high school in the middle Tennessee area. She attended Chapman University for her undergraduate degree in Psychology with a minor in Sociology and Liberty University for her Master's of Education in School Counseling.
We are so excited to work with the students, family, and staff at FPS. We love being able to help them learn and grow and have some fun along the way! We hope this year is happy and productive for every single one of our students. If your child is experiencing any challenges that may interfere with their success at school, please let us know. We are glad to help!
Please feel free to check out the files and links, which are found in the menu section of this page. We have several resources that can help with various circumstances you may encounter.
Community Resource: Grief
UT Grief Mentor- Program offered by the UT Grief Initiative
Their website is currently being built, but they will be adding more content soon. You can find the referral form under “Contact.”
Katerpilar Kids Camp - FREE Grief Camp (being postponed, but great resource)
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Samantha McKnightProfessional School Counselor, T-F
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