Counselors

Jennifer Frederick  {email}

Kindergarten - Cooperman, Corbett, Doggett, Donnelly)

2nd Grade

3rd Grade

Mrs. Frederick is available Monday through Friday by appointment. 

Lisa Hunt  {email}

Kindergarten - Adkinson, Apodaca, Cates, Hinz, Pero/Contestabile

1st Grade

5th Grade

Mrs. Hunt is available Monday through Friday by appointment.

Claire Murphy {email}

4th Grade 

Special Education classes: Eristavi, Brown, James, and Berry.

Ms. Murphy is available on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday by appointment. 

Our Vision

The students at Sope Creek Elementary School are high-achieving learners who are prepared to graduate college and career ready. As 21st Century leaders, they are equipped for the challenges, responsibilities, and contributions of their global generation. All students participate in a rigorous curriculum which encourages personal growth, leadership, stewardship, and responsibility for ethical behavior. The comprehensive school counseling program vigorously supports student achievement and forges partnerships with parents, staff, and community stakeholders who are passionate about both life-long learning and each child's potential to succeed at the highest level. Our students are prepared to make a significant difference in the lives of others in their communities. Our vision for students is based on the beliefs that: 

  • All students have dignity and worth

  • All students can learn

  • All students can be productive members of society

  • All students have the right to participate in a comprehensive and developmentally appropriate school counseling program

  • All students’ ethnic, cultural, racial, sexual, and developmental differences and special needs are valued and considered in planning and implementing the school counseling program

  • All students benefit from a strong home/school partnership

  • All students benefit from primary prevention

  • All students benefit from a risk-free learning environment

Our vision for students is intricately aligned with our state, district, and school vision statements:

Georgia Department of Education Vision Statement: "To equip all Georgia students, through effective teachers and leaders and through creating the right conditions in Georgia's schools and classrooms, with the knowledge and skills to empower them to 1) graduate from high school, 2) be successful in college and or professional careers, and 3) be competitive with their peers inthe United States and the world"

Cobb County School District Vision Statement: "Empowering dreams for the future"

Cobb County School District Mission Statement: "Creating and Supporting Pathways for Success"

Sope Creek Elementary School Vision Statement: "Fostering academic excellence through stewardship, citizenship, and leadership."

Sope Creek Elementary School Mission: "To cultivate students'academic, social, emotional, and ethical growth"

 

Our Mission

The mission of the school counseling program at Sope Creek Elementary School is to provide a comprehensive, developmental school counseling program addressing the academic, career and personal/social development of all students. In alignment with the missions of Sope Creek Elementary School, the Cobb County School District, and the Georgia Department of Education, we design and implement a program which vigorously promotes student achievement, success, and ethical behavior. In collaboration with other educators, parents or guardians, and the community, school counselors support the learning environment and nurture student growth. We are committed to preparing students to meet the diverse challenges of their global generation. The primary focus of our mission is to actualize our vision and ensure that all students at Sope Creek Elementary School  have access to and are prepared with the knowledge and skills to contribute at the highest levels as productive memembers of a diverse community. The counselors are committed to supporting the Sope Creek Elementary School "Focus Areas and Priorities" as outlined in the School Strategic Plan.