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School Counseling Department

Bearden High School Counseling

   8352 Kingston Pike                  Knoxville, TN 37919

Phone: 865-539-7809                 Fax: 865-470-2119

 

 

Professional school counselors are certified/licensed professionals with a master's degree or higher in school counseling and are uniquely qualified to address the developmental needs of all students. Professional school counselors deliver a comprehensive school counseling program encouraging all students' academic, career and personal/social development and help all students in maximizing student achievement for all students. 

Ms. Nicole Mullinax

Phone: 865-539-7800 ext 71330

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Degrees and Certifications:

Bachelor of Science in Psychology/Sociology Master of Public Administration Master of Science in Counseling

Ms. Nicole Mullinax

Class of 2023 School Counselor

 

I received a Bachelor's of Science in Psychology & Sociology and a Master's in Public Administration from Louisiana State University.  I worked with at-risk children in our community for 9 years until completing a Master's in Counseling from the University of Tennessee.  I have been at Bearden since January of 2016 and I look forward to working with you! If you need to set up an appointment with me, please click Here

Mr. Brian Tanner

Phone: 865-539-7800 ext 71329

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Mr. Brian Tanner

Class of 2022 School Counselor

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Ms. Leslie Lee

Phone: 865-539-7800 ext 71328

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Ms. Leslie Lee

Class of 2021 School Counselor
 

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Mrs. Beverly Anderson

Phone: 865-539-7800 ext 71326

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BS, Business Education MS, College Student Personnel EdS, School Counseling All from University of Tennessee, Knoxville!

Mrs. Beverly Anderson

Support Counselor for Grades 9 - 12

Department Chair

What a joy it is to truly love what you do! My professional journey has allowed me to work with students through the K-20 span.  Prior to joining Secondary Education, I worked 13 years in College Admissions and Academic Affairs at the University of Tennessee.  During the summer, I teach a College Access graduate course at Carson-Newman University. I've traveled the county, state, region -- even to the White House to advocate for school counselors!  But it is within the walls of Bearden High School where I feel most at home - working with students, faculty, and families on a daily basis.  

On the homefront, I share my time with 3 wise men - Kurt, Nathan, and Preston and a lovely Miniature American Shephard named Ashwin

Schedule an appointment with Ms. Anderson

Mrs. Susan Bolinger

Phone: 865 539-7800 ext 71324

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Degrees and Certifications:

BA from UTK M.Ed. in Higher Education Administration from Vanderbilt Ed.S. in School Counseling from UTK Certified by the American School Counselors Association as a College Admissions Specialist

Mrs. Susan Bolinger

Director of College Counseling

Susan Bolinger is excited to be at Bearden High School to continue counseling students toward their next steps after high school.  She has worked in college admissions and college advising in addition to most recently working at Hilton Head Preparatory School and Farragut High School in college counseling. Beginning this year at Bearden, she now coordinates college admissions and scholarships in the College Counseling Office. 

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Mrs. Kelly Nash

Phone: 865-539-7800 ext 71327

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Mrs. Kelly Nash

Class of 2024 School Counselor
 
Mrs. Roberta Davis

Phone: 865-539-7800 ext 71321

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Mrs. Roberta Davis

School Counseling Secretary and Records Management

Mrs. Lori Lesslie

Phone: 865-539-7809-0 ext 71320

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Mrs. Lori Lesslie

 
College & Career Center Assistant
Mrs. Joanne Rubash

Phone: 865-539-7800 ext 71322

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Mrs. Joanne Rubash

Registrar

Ms. Patti Lann

Phone: 865-539-7800 ext 71325

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Ms. Patti Lann

Attendance Social Worker