School Counseling

School of the Arts School Counseling Department

The SOA Counseling Department has been named a RAMP Program. This is a national recognition by the American School Counseling Association. We are the first in CCSD  to receive this prestigious national award.

Vision of SOA School Counseling Department
All students at Charleston County School of the Arts are academically talented learners who will graduate with the knowledge and artistic skills to succeed in college or a conservatory, and prepared to meet the needs of the 21st Century global workforce. All students participate in a meticulous core curriculum supported by the comprehensive school counseling program that facilitates strategic partnerships between the school, family and community. As successful, life-long inquires and productive citizens, our students achieve their fullest potential, making a positive difference in our school and community. 

ASCA RAMP

                             Natasha A. Fields, Director of School Counseling 
                             10th - 12th GradesA-F
                             (843) 746-6379
                              Natasha_Fields@charleston.k12.sc.us

      Mary Kassinger, School Counselor
                          9th - 12th Grades, N-Z

                             (843) 746-6377
                             Mary_Kassinger@charleston.k12.sc.us                                                 

      Ciara Greco, School Counselor
      9th -12th Grades, G-M
      843-746-6376
      Ciara_Greco@charleston.k12.sc.us
     
      Diane Hansford, School Counselor
      6th & 7th Grades
                              843-529-4990 ext 26195
                              Diane_Hansford@charleston.k12.sc.us 
                                                  

                              Rachael Stallsmith, School Counselor
                              8th- ALL
                            9th Grades, A-F
                              (843) 746-6362
       rachael_stallsmith@charleston.k12.sc.us



Charleston County School of the Arts Counseling Department Mission Statement

The mission of Charleston County School of the Arts Counseling Department is to provide a comprehensive school counseling program that empowers all students while embracing their individual artistic differences. In partnership with administrators, teachers, parents, and key stakeholders, school counselors provide a continuum of support for academic achievement, career and personal/social development; simultaneously, preparing all students to compete in a global economy and make a positive contribution to our community.