School Counseling

  • School Counselors are tasked with supporting students in the area of  academic development, career development as well as social emotional learning and development. Fulton County School Counseling Programs are designed based on the standards and competencies set forth by the American School Counseling Association. ASCA Mindset & Behaviors

    Each school within Fulton County has a school counseling program that participates in collaborative efforts benefiting students, parents, teachers, administrators and the overall community. School counseling programs are an integral part of students' daily educational environment and experience. As vital members of the education team and school counselors help maximize student success by providing:

    • individual student academic planning and goal setting
    • individual and small group counseling
    • school counseling classroom lessons based on student success standards
    • short-term counseling to students
    • referrals for long-term support
    • collaboration with families/teachers/ administrators/community for student success
    • advocacy for students at individual education plan meetings and other student-focused meetings
    • data analysis to identify student issues, needs and challenges


     Click the links below to learn more about School Counseling at each level

    Elementary | Middle | High 


Interested in becoming a School Counseling Substitute, Intern, or Practicum Student?

  • Certified substitutes counselors are hired on a temporary basis throughout the year for elementary, middle and high school. All substitutes are required to go through a background check and are required to hold a current school counseling certification in the state of Georgia. To submit your interest in serving as a substitute counselor please send your resume, the area you would like to work (North Fulton, Central Fulton, or South Fulton school), and your current school counseling license (GA) to

    The Office of School Counseling oversees the placement of school counseling practicum and internship placement within Fulton County Schools. Fulton County Schools only considers candidates pursuing a Masters degree, or higher, in School Counseling for placement within our district. Candidates interested in an internship or practicum placement within Fulton should refrain from contact local schools directly and have their field placement coordinator from their program email Shamona Harrell at to request placement. 

Contact Us

  • Scott Farr

    Coordinator, Elementary School Counseling

    Phone: 470-254-0449



    Shamona Harrell

    Coordinator, Secondary School Counseling 

    Phone: 470-254-0450



    Leslie Billey

    Professional Assistant III

    Phone: 470-254-0448


    Contact your School Counselor

    School Counselors by Elementary

    School Counselors by Middle

    School Counselors by High