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Counselor's Corner

The mission of the Carver-Edisto Middle School (CEMS) Counseling Department is to provide a comprehensive, developmental counseling program addressing the academic, career, and personal/social development of all students. All students will acquire the achievement, success, and ethical behaviors necessary to help them to understand and respect self and others. CEMS School Counselors work in partnership with other educators, families, and the community to enable all students to become successful, productive, contributing citizens and lifelong learners in a diverse and changing society.
Our guidance department's goal is to provide a standards-based program that focuses on student development in the three areas of learning to live, learning to learn, and learning to work.  This program will simultaneously focus on the character trait for each month that has been shared by the Orangeburg County Chamber of Commerce.  In addition, a comprehensive career program and various guidance services will be provided to enhance student learning, growth and development.

Our School Counselors & Career Specialist

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Linda Mack

6th & 8th Grade Counselor

Hello, my name is Linda Mack and I am honored to serve as the School Counselor for 6th grade and 8th grade (last name L-Z). I am originally from Branchville, SC. I have the following degrees from South Carolina State University -BS, Psychology, MA, Rehab Counseling,  & M. Ed, Counselor Education. I have been a School Counselor since 2016. I am married and have one daughter who is currently attending Clemson University. I enjoy traveling, walking, shopping,  spending time with family, and attending Clemson and SCSU football games. I hope that your middle school experience is awesome!!!  My goal as School Counselor is to help promote academic, career, social/emotional success for all students.

Phone: (803) 534-3554 x 25941

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Therese Harrison

7th and 8th grade Counselor

Hello! My name is Mrs. Harrison. This is my 15th year at CEMS. My years as a School Counselor began in Sumter, SC.  My husband and I have been married for 29 years. I am family oriented and dedicated to those I love and care about.  Yes, you are included because you are my family too.  As your School Counselor, I will assist you in becoming a productive citizen. My goal is to provide you with the essential tools to become successful.

Phone: (803) 534-3554 x 25940

Degrees & Certification:
M.Ed. - Counselor Education, South Carolina State University

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Peggy Moore

Career Specialist

This is my 3rd year at CEMS.  My passion is working with young people.  My goal is to provide each student with a learning experience that will last a lifetime.

Phone: (803) 534-3554 x 25204

Degrees & Certifications: 

  • BS Criminal Justice, Claflin University
  • Masters Management, Minot State University
  • GCDF Certified

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