Davis Drive Middle School
This page was last updated on 10/3/2022.
In addition to the support offered by our school counselors, psychologists, social workers, and other specialists, WCPSS Counseling and Student Services offers resources that may help students and families improve their health and wellness. School staff are also available to help connect families with other programs and services, based on their needs.
ABOUT DDMS STUDENT SERVICES
Student Services is located on the second floor in room 209. Our team is made up of the school counselors, school social worker, school psychologist and the student services assistant.
We are here to help students with a variety of issues, from academic concerns to personal concerns to career and college planning. Students may request to see their grade level counselor by emailing their counselor or speaking directly to him/her and requesting an appointment.
WHAT WE BELIEVE
DDMS COUNSELING DEPARTMENT VISION STATEMENT
Davis Drive Middle School students participate in a rigorous and relevant curriculum that builds leadership, responsibility, creativity, and social skills. The Davis Drive Middle School community inspires students to become lifelong learners and provides students with the resources they need to reach their full potential. It is our goal for Davis Drive Middle School students to grow into responsible, creative and productive citizens who are able to communicate effectively, think critically, and solve current and future challenges in a complex and changing world.
DDMS COUNSELING DEPARTMENT MISSION STATEMENT
The Davis Drive Middle School counseling program will deliver a data driven, comprehensive school counseling program that meets the individual needs of students in the areas of academic, personal/social, and career development. Through collaboration with families, teachers, administrators and the community, the Davis Drive Middle School counselors advocate for the equity, access, and success of every student and equip students with the tools they needs to reach their full potential and become productive, successful, and contributing members of a global society.
STUDENT SERVICES STAFF
2022-2023 SCHOOL YEAR
Mr. Nilsen, 6th Grade School Counselor
phone number: 919-387-3033 x 22067
Ms. Young, 7th Grade School Counselor
phone number: 919-387-3033 x 22068
Ms. Everitt, 8th Grade School Counselor
phone number: 919-387-3033 x 22069
TBD, School Social Worker
phone number: 919-387-3033 x 22058
Ms. Tufts, School Psychologist
phone number: 919-387-2130 x 21989
Ms. Faustyn, Student Services Assistant
phone number: 919-387-3033 x 22071
The American School Counselor Association (www.schoolcounselor.org) is a worldwide nonprofit organization based in Alexandria, VA. Founded in 1952, ASCA supports school counselors’ efforts to help students focus on academic, career and social/emotional development so they not only achieve success in school but are prepared to lead fulfilling lives as responsible members of society. The association provides professional development, publications and other resources, research and advocacy to school counselors around the globe.