The mission of Psychological Services is to become a preeminent department working proactively and cooperatively with schools, families, and the community: to aid in the development of healthy, productive and self-sufficient students; and to promote the delivery of comprehensive and ethical psychological services within the school environment.
Objective and Responsibility
The primary objective of Psychological Services is to provide supportive assistance to the instructional program while encouraging positive mental health for the students, faculty, and administration.
The department's major areas of responsibility include psycho-educational assessment and consultation with teachers, administrators, and parents.
Our department maintains close contact with community agencies and professionals who provide services to children and their families. Assistance is offered to parents who need referral to these services.
School Psychologist of the Year
Dana Pickens was voted by her co-workers as a practioner who exemplifies excellence in practice. She provides direct services to students and schools that have a positive impact on student outcomes. Ms. Pickens is dedicated to the profession, engages in professional learning and researches current practices to enhance her skills. She represents our department well and does an outstanding job in everything she does.
Dr. Ed Sanderson
Director of Student Services
Administrative Assistant to the Director of Student Services
Dr. Gina Hudson
Coordinator of Support ServicesPatricia JohnsonSecretaryMelissa NyeSecretaryAllison CampbellRtI Program SpecialistPhone: 706-826-1131 ext. 5562Amy BellSchool PsychologistPhone: 706-826-1131 ext. 5548Garrett ES, Lamar-Milledege Elementary, Tutt MS, Warren Road ES, & Westside HSJohn CoffmanSchool PsychologistPhone: 706-826-1131 ext. 5550Diamond Lakes ES, Tobacco Road ES, Josey HS, Murphey MS, RCTCMDr. Nuri HammettSchool PsychologistPhone: 706-826-1131 ext. 5565Laney HS, Merry ES, W.S. Hornsby ES & MS,Chanda HardimanSchool PsychologistPhone: 706-826-1131 ext. 5557ARC HS, ILMC, Wilkinson-Gardens ES, DavidsonJennifer HarrisonSchool PsychologistPhone: 706-826-1131 ext. 5797Hains ES, Rollins ES, Butler HS, Copeland ES, RPMColin LaudinoSchool PsychologistPhone: 706-826-1131Terrace Manor ES, Reynolds ES, Pine Hill MSJulie MeeksSchool PsychologistPhone: 706-826-1131 ext. 5222Blythe ES, Hephzibah ES, Hephzibah MS, Hephzibah HSDr. Angeline MillerSchool PsychologistPhone: 706-826-1131 ext. 5560Glenn Hills ES, Glenn Hills MS, Glenn Hills HS, Windsor Spring ES, Bayvale ESDana PickensSchool PsychologistPhone: 706-826-1131 ext. 5563Deer Chase ES, Meadowbrook ES, Spirit Creek MS, Willis Foreman ES, PLCMelissa PuryearSchool PsychologistPhone: 706-826-1131Barton Chapel ES, Belair K-8Kelly TysonSchool PsychologistPhone: 706-826-1131 ext. 5561Lake Forest Hills ES, Langford MS, Monte Sano ES, Alternative SchoolSusan VenableSchool PsychologistPhone: 706-826-1131 ext. 5554AR Johnson Magnet, CT Walker K-8, Southside ES, Goshen ESDr. Joanna WheelerSchool PsychologistPhone: 706-826-1131 ext. 5798