Mission Statement

The mission of the Turning Point Academy Counseling Department is to provide academic and short-term social and emotional counseling services for all students. The overriding goal is to ensure that every student has the opportunity to achieve the highest possible education in the areas of academics, career, personal development and social development. This is achieved through a partnership with students, parents, community and school staff.


Meet the Counselors

Karen Thompson Counselor Ms. Shavers-Burnside Counselor
Karen Thompson
Grades K-5
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Michelle Shavers-Burnside
Grades 6-8
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Programs

TPA counselors provide direct and indirect services to students, parents, and school staff.

Direct Services

Direct services are in-person interactions between school counselors and students.

Indirect Services

Indirect or student support services are provided on behalf of students. These include consultations, collaborations, and referrals.