The more tranquil a man becomes, the greater his influence, his success and his power to do Good. Calmness of mind and spirit are the most precious jewels of Wisdom.

    James Allen (1864-1912)





    Name: Elliott O'shea Ashley, Ed. S.
    Grade: 6th -8th
    Subject: Guidance and Counseling
    Classroom: ALL
    Phone Ext: (205) 231-9400
       The counselor serves grades 6th through 8th via the use of individual counseling, small group counseling, and whole group guidance activities. All activities are in harmony with the American School Counselors Association (ASCA). The three major domains are: 1) Academic Development, 2) Personal/Social Development, and 3) Career Development which are delivered through the following components: 1) Leadership, 2) Advocacy 3) Collaboration, 4) Systemic change.
       In addition to the Guidance and Counseling Curriculum implementation, the counselor serves in several other capacities within the school such as but not limited to: Problem Solving Team Chairperson (PST), Parental Consultant, Teacher Consultant, SCAN TRON Testing Coordinator, Benchmark testing and Standardized Test Scores Interpreter, Positive Behavior Intervention Support Chairperson, Honor Roll Programs Coordinator, 504 Coordinator, ACIP Team member, School Safety Committee member, Building Leadership Team member and other programs that are utilized as proactive methods of improving and sustaining a positive school climate conducive to teaching and learning.