Welcome to the Guidance Office

Guidance Counselor: Mary L. Lass, Ed.S

(615)859-4991

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Ms. Lass's Background Information

Education:

B.S. Degree Double Major in Counseling Skills and Psychology

M.Ed. Degree in Counseling and Guidance

Ed.S. Degree in Educational Administration and Supervision                                                                                         

Licensed School Counselor

Licensed School Administrator


Experience:

Been in the field of Counseling since 1996.

Child and Adolescent Therapist- 2.5 years

Taught Counseling and other classes on the collegiate level part-time- 6 years

School Guidance Counselor- 9.5 years



Services Provided by the Guidance Office


  • Crisis Counseling
  • Abuse Reporting
  • Short-term Individual Counseling
  • Meet with Parents, Students, Faculty and Administrationto resolve any academic, emotional, physical, mental or social needs a student may have.
  • Teach Character Education Curriculum
  • Teach Safe & Drug Free Schools Curriculum
  • Career Day Coordination
  • Testing Co-Coordination
  • Christmas Assistance Coordination
  • Student Support Team (SST) Co-Coordination- This committee meets to determine if a student with chronic academic or behavioral issues needs to be tested for possible special education services.
  • ABBIT Society Coordination- ABBIT stands for A's and B's Because I Try.  This is an honor society recognizing any 4th and 5th grade student with all a's and b's for the 9 week grading period.
  • C.A.R.E. Team Coordination- C.A.R.E. stands for Children Are Resilient and Empowered.  These are small groups on various topics such as divorce, grief and stress, that students can join. They can attend once a week for 9 weeks either in the fall or spring semesters.