WELCOME to the Columbia Middle School Counselor's Corner!

In the sections below, you will find information on the counseling services we offer and the above drop-down boxes helpful websites that will assist you and your child navigate through the ups and downs of middle school.

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We are here to help you and your child!

Who are School Counselors?

Today's school counselors are vital members of the education team. They work to maximize student success, promoting access and equity for all students. Helping all students in the areas of academic achievement, career development and social/emotional development, they create a culture of success for all, ensuring today's students become the productive, well-adjusted adults of tomorrow.

Our Counseling curriculum and services are delivered through:

  • Classroom Lessons

  • Individual Counseling

  • Parent/Teacher/Student Consultation

  • Group Counseling

  • Career Development

To find information concerning the programs below, please use the navigation drop-down boxes above or contact one of our counselors by email or phone (706-541-1252):

  • Gifted Program

  • CCSD Wrap Around Services

  • Social-Emotional Learning

  • Mental Health and Substance Abuse Resources - SAMHSA and other resources

  • Academic Resources for students

  • Career Development and Advisement

Hope Stewart

School Counselor - ext. 3021

8th Grade Academic Counselor

Lisa Harrison

School Counselor - ext. 3075

7th Grade Academic Counselor

Janet Niehoff

School Counselor - ext. 3022

6th Grade Academic Counselor

Guidance Secretary

Callie Pagerly

CMS Social Worker

Brian Adams, MSW