Casey Elementary Counselor Named 2022 JPS Counselor of the Year
March 11, 2022
During National Counseling Week, February 7-11, the Office of Climate and Wellness saluted several JPS counselors for their dedication to the core values of equity, excellence, growth mindset, relationships, and relevance.
Tiffany Agee Johnson, a counselor at Casey Elementary School, was named 2021-2022 Counselor of the Year. She has served in education for over 22 years and at Casey for 6 years, with four years as a school counselor. Ms. Johnson was named Casey’s Teacher of the Year in 2017 and JPS Rookie Counselor of the Year in 2021. She advocates for every student and believes all students have the right to be heard and treated with respect. Her professional goal is to nurture all scholars' social and emotional well-being and to encourage academic development for future success.
Ms. Johnson has a bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education from Jackson State University, a master’s degree in Elementary Education from William Carey University, and a specialist in School Counseling from Jackson State University. She is a member of the American School Counseling Association (ASCA), Mississippi Counseling Association (MCA), and Mississippi Professional Educators (MPE).
Other counselors honored include:
Jennifer Tanner, Obama Elementary, Rookie of the Year
Angela Powell, Blackburn Middle, Growth Mindset Award
Phyllis Ross, Boyd Elementary, Collaborating Counselor Award
Millicent Steverson, Isable Elementary, Innovative Counselor Award
D'Atra Gater, Lanier High, Bomb.com Award
Obama, Rookie of the Year Jennifer Tanner
Blackburn, Growth Mindset Award Angela Powell
Boyd, Collaborating Counselor Award Phyllis Ross
Isable, Innovative Counselor Award Millicent Steverson