Who is Mrs. Taylor?
Mrs. Taylor is the 6th grade counselor and 504 Coordinator at Hereford Junior High. She is a local Hereford native and could not imagine working anywhere other than in Hereford, Texas. After graduating from Hereford High in 2006, Mrs. Taylor continued her education at The University of Texas at Arlington in Arlington, Texas where she completed a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology in May 2010. One month later, she moved to Abilene, Texas and began her graduate studies at Hardin-Simmons University where she graduated with her Master of Education in Counseling and Human Development degree in December 2011. Mrs. Taylor always felt a calling toward counseling and worked as a therapist at a treatment facility as well as learning development centers. However, she felt that her true calling was to pursue counseling in an educational environment. She is currently in her fifth year at Hereford Junior High, and her second year as the 6th grade counselor. Prior to working as a school counselor, she taught 6th grade Social Studies for two years as well as teaching 7th grade English for one year. Mrs. Taylor is married to her husband Mark and together they have two children, Wyatt and Hannah. She is also the proud fur mom of two dogs, Lane and Tuff.
What is a school counselor and what do we do?
There are so many different roles that we play as school counselors, but below you will see it described by the American School Counseling Association.