JG School Counselor

What does the School Counselor Do?​
  • Ensures parents and students are aware of how to make use of community resources

  • Offers developmental lessons to classrooms on a variety of topics including: friendship, kindness, conflict resolution, etc.

  • Promotes positive attitudes and values among all students 

  • Provides counseling interventions to individual students and small groups on a variety of matters, including friendship disputes and concerns 

  • Consultation with parents and teachers 

  • Serves as Support Team (S-Team) Chair, a team of school personnel that provides behavioral, social, emotional, academic, and attendance support for a designated student and who are committed to determining what resources are needed for student success

  • Serves as 504 Coordinator, protecting the rights of students with disabilities

  • Serves as Gifted screening coordinator to ensure high-achieving students continue to be academically challenged

  • Helps to identify and address individual student needs 

  • Coordinates referrals to other school specialists 

  • Assists in the identification of and referrals for crisis situations 


Group Counseling

Group Counseling is available by grade level during lunch.  Teachers, parents, administrators, and students themselves, may recommend students for group counseling sessions. Groups will be spread out over the course of the semester and topics will vary. Parent permission forms must be completed for students to attend group sessions.


​Individual Counseling  

Students may be referred to the School Counselor for individual, 1:1, counseling by teachers, parents, administrators, or by a student themself. Individual counseling sessions are 15-20 minutes per session with a total of 5-6 sessions, which will be held at a time agreed upon by the classroom teacher.

Meet our School Counselor, Cori Nash

Cori Nash was born and raised outside of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and spent several years living on the coast in North Carolina and South Carolina before settling in Nashville 3 years ago. She graduated from Mount Union College with a BS in Mathematics and went on to teach high school math for 3 years before earning her MEd in K-12 School Guidance and Counseling from the University of West Alabama in 2010. In 2014, she was confirmed a National Certified Counselor through the National Board of Certified Counselors. Ms. Nash is so excited to join the JG community and looks forward to working with our wonderful students and families. In her free time, Ms. Nash enjoys spinning, reading, watching Steelers football, being outside, and spending time with her friends, husband and miniature Australian Shepherd, Isla.

Chorenia.Nash@mnps.org

K  1st   2nd   3rd   4th

Julia Green Elementary PTO

3500 Hobbs Road,

Nashville, TN 37215

(615) 298-8082
juliagreenpto@gmail.com

The mission of Julia Green Elementary School is to create a foundation that encourages compassion, tolerance, integrity and a commitment to learning.

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