• Hello Everyone!


    Welcome to the Karns Elementary School Counseling Department!  We are excited you are 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 all students’ academic, career and social/emotional development needs by designing, implementing, evaluating and enhancing a comprehensive school counseling program that promotes and enhances student success.

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    Heather Rouse Hughes, ME.d.
    School Counselor 
    Karns Elementary W & R 
    Brittany Bemis Pattillo, Ed.S. , LPC/MHSP, NCC
    Professional School Counselor 
    Karns Elementary M - F 
    8108 Beaver Ridge Rd.
    Knoxville, TN 37931
    (865) 539-7767 Main Office
    (865) 539-7773 Direct Line