School Counseling

The School Counseling Department assists students, parents, and school personnel with strategies and techniques essential for academic and personal/social growth. Counselors assist students and families with immediate and long-range educational planning and course selection. All students are assigned a professional counselor according to their last name. Please visit the NNPS School Counseling website for more information as well as scholarship bulletins and financial aid information.

Counselor Directory

Name Position Students, Programs assigned
Donzaleigh Douglas Guidance Director A - B
Miriam Bryant Professional School Counselor C & Governor's Health Science
Jamicia Davis Student Support Specialist Student Support
Tamika Freeman Registrar Registrar
Jimmie Gerald Graduation Coach Graduation Coach
Heather Powell Professional School Counselor D - Mi
Fabiola Sanchez Office Assistant Support Staff
Shawnya Simmons Professional School Counselor Mo - Z
Louisa Slagle IB Counselor IB & Early College
Kristin Stancil Graduation Coach Graduation Coach
Brittney Williamson Career Counselor College/Career Specialist


  • To provide a comprehensive guidance program that will empower all students to identify and attain goals that will ensure a happy, productive and rewarding future.
  • To provide academic counseling to all students to ensure that their program of studies will help them prepare for their future.
  • To provide a comprehensive college and career exploration program that will assist all students to identify colleges, majors, and careers, that best match their future plans, personality, aptitudes and interests.
  • To provide personal counseling, individual and group, that will assist the student(s) in identifying and resolving issues that serve as obstacles to achieving their goals.
  • To assist parents in their efforts to provide the best educational experience possible.
  • To provide a plan to assist students, teachers and parents resolve conflicts which our inhibiting the attainment of personal, classroom and household goals.
  • To provide the administration, faculty, and support staff assistance in identifying the most effective methods to achieve personal and organizational goals.