Meet our Professional School Counselors

Matthew Singletary
Serving Second, Third,
and Fifth Grades

Dionna Doneghy
Serving Kindergarten,
First, and Fourth Grades

Hayes Elementary School
Counseling Program Mission and Beliefs

Mission Statement:

The mission of the Hayes Elementary School Counseling Program is to provide assistance in order to remove barriers that impede student learning and to
advocate for an environment that supports the highest academic success individually possible, while enhancing the lifeskills to produce contributing members of a diverse society.


·We believe all students will have equal opportunity for achievement.

·We believe all students can achieve with differentiated instruction.

·We believe that the Comprehensive School Counseling Program assists in removing barriers to learning in order to facilitate each student’s optimal performance.

·We believe significant learning occurs only with significant relationships.

·We believe counselors are an essential part of the educational process and as such should be leaders and professionals in our individual schools.

Cobb County Public Schools
Counseling Program Mission and Beliefs

Cobb County School Counselors: Unlocking a World of Potential

Mission Statement:

The Mission of the Cobb County School Counseling program is to assist students in overcoming barriers that impede learning. The goal of all Cobb County Professional School Counselors is to implement a standards-based comprehensive school counseling program that:

*Includes a curriculum addressing the needs of all students in the domains of academic,     personal/social, and career development.

*Provides specialized interventions based on identified students needs.

*Assists students in acquiring appropriate attitudes, knowledge, and communication skills to promote healthy relationships.

*Enhances the ability of students to identify and utilize the appropriate resources needed for post-secondary success.

*Creates positive relationships with students fostering personal growth, service to others, and academic achievement.

*Advocates for all studnets encouraging them to develop to their fullest potential.

*Encourages counselors to consult and collaborate with other educators, parents, and community on behalf of all students.