About Me

My name is Jeannie Maddox and I have been an elementary School Counselor for 30 years. This coming school year I am excited to be making the move to middle school.  My undergraduate degree is from Florida State University and my Masters of Education in School Counseling is from Stetson University.  I have worked as a School Counselor intern supervisor and taught  school counseling graduate students at my local university.  I am member of the American School Counselors Association, a board member, legislative team member, and Co-Chair of the Professional Recognition Committee for the  Florida School Counselor Association, and the president of the Volusia School Counselor Association.  I am the founder and organizer of the Westside PLC group where School Counselors in our district have a chance to come together monthly to support one another and share ideas. I love listening to and talking with children, teachers, and parents.  I enjoy working with students one on one, teaching them in the classroom, and watching them get excited about the new skills they have learned. I am excited about the new skills I am learning involving technology and ideas shared from other School Counselors and the opportunity to share them in this blog.

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  1. Jeannie, when I was going through National Board in 2008, the kindest Florida counselor named Jeannie was a tremendous help to me. I met her through a yahoo support group for NBCTs and candidates. I cannot remember her last name but I am wondering if you are her? I will never be able to repay her for the help, guidance, encouragement and honesty she provided so willingly. Since I am a master procrastinator, she was as shocked and thrilled as I when I passed in year one. I just stumbled onto your site and, after reading your profile, because so curious wondering if you are "my Jeannie". I have completely lost touch with her since 2009.

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  2. Hi Denise,
    Wow! Yes it is me! So glad to hear from you. Congratulations on passing NBCT on the first try! What are you doing these days?

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