Student Support Services


Your Support Team

Student Support Specialist Jen Brannon is a licensed Clinical Social Worker and School Social Worker who has been in the field of mental health for over 25 years. School Nurse Dawn Murphy is a registered nurse who has been in the field of nursing for over 25 years.

Mrs. Murphy, school nurse, and Mrs. Brannon, school counselor

Available Services

The role of the Student Support Services team is to help students with any factors standing in the way of reaching their full potential in the classroom. Some areas that staff may assist with are:

  • Mental health concerns
  • Medical needs
  • Behavioral concerns
  • Academic and classroom support (including Student Support Services topics)
  • Consultation with teachers, parents/guardians, and administrators
  • Referrals to community supports
  • Access to basic needs supports
  • McKinney-Vento Act rights and support
  • Crisis intervention
  • Monitor attendance and respond as required by the NC Compulsory Attendance Law
  • Monitor required state medical-related student documentation
  • Coordinate vision screenings