WHY CARSON-NEWMAN FOR PROFESSIONAL SCHOOL COUNSELING?
Carson-Newman is a nurturing campus offering professional counselor training within the context of Christian beliefs, values, and behaviors. The Professional School Counseling track prepares school counselors for service within public and private schools. Today, the changing needs of our society, and more specifically demands of the educational system, require new and innovative ways to prepare school counselors.
Carson-Newman school counseling faculty members have been leaders and innovators in the development of school counseling programs at all grade levels throughout their careers. For us, mentoring of students is a high priority and includes quality training combined with service to professional organizations, the University, and the community. Graduates are equipped with the skills and competencies to be leaders as professional school counselors in diverse settings.
Carson-Newman provides a private school atmosphere at an affordable price comparable to graduate hours at public institutions.
Approved by the Tennessee Department of Education to train school counselors because it prepares them in accordance to State Board of Education Standards.
Accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) because of its commitment to raise student performance and to hold itself accountable for improving student learning on a continual basis
Accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) because it adheres to performance-oriented standards.
For more information, contact:
Michael L Bundy, PhD, NCC, CPC
Director, School Counseling Program
Assistant Professor of Counseling
C-N Box 71900
Jefferson City, TN 37760