Chair of the Board
Director of Communications & Technology
Laura is a graduate of MTSU Masters of Education in School Counseling and currently works in Knox. Co. Schools.
She was awarded the 2017 TSCA Elementary School Counselor of the Year and 2016 SMCA Elementary School Counselor of the Year.
She adores her dogs Brooklyn and Boss, loves to read, volunteers with UTK's dog therapy program HABIT.
Assistant Chair of the Board
Janna has been a school counselor in Metro Nashville Public Schools for over 13 year. She received a Ph.D. in Clinical Counseling from Trevecca Nazarene University. Janna is part of the MNPS Counseling Leadership Team and has served on the Tennessee School Counseling Advisory Council.
Director of Professional Development & Education
Director of Awards, Recognition, & Scholarships
Bethany received her B.S. in Sociology from APSU and her Masters of Education in School Counseling from MTSU.
She has been a School Counselor since 2008 and is currently working at Montgomery Central High School.
She was the MTCA High School Counselor of the Year 2017 and the TSCA High School Counselor of the Year 2017.
Bethany is married with two girls, is an avid book reader, and loves all things Gilmore Girls.
Director of Membership
Carla Christian received her Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary/Special Education from Louisiana
Tech University and her Masters of Education in School Counseling from the University of West
Alabama. She began her education career as a special education teacher and has worked as a
middle school counselor since 2009 in Germantown, TN.
Carla was recognized as the 2017 Tennessee Middle School Counselor of the year, and the 2019
Tennessee School Counselor of the Year. Her school was awarded the RAMP (Recognized ASCA
Model Program) in 2016, the first middle school in Tennessee to receive this award. She has
been a RAMP reviewer for the past three years.
Carla loves spending time with her family, being Nanna to her seven grandchildren, gardening,
and cheering on the Arkansas Razorbacks.