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Students engaged

Student Services / Counseling

Mission: To support academic achievement for all students by promoting positive physical, emotional, and social development through advocacy, leadership, and collaboration

Student Services encompasses the areas of: School Health, School Counseling, School Social Work, McKinney-Vento (Homeless Education program), 504, Homebound Education, School-based Mental Health, and Intervention Specialist Services

Health Manual



Carol Houpe

Director of Student Services
Wallace Educational Forum

Judy McLaughlin

Director of School Counseling
Wallace Educational Forum

Sharon Beck

Knox Middle, Rowan County Early College, Wallace Educational Forum

Cassidy Benfield

Central Office

Nancy Foxworth

Transition Case Manager
Wallace Educational Forum

Kendra Fulbright

Office Personnel
Wallace Educational Forum

Anelia Laurens

McKinney-Vento Liaison
Wallace Educational Forum

School Counselors



Rowan-Salisbury Schools Pilots State Renewal Program

The State of North Carolina passed HB 986 enabling qualifying school districts to become a renewal district. Currently only Rowan-Salisbury Schools district qualifies. On June 28th the RSS Board of Education elected to participate in this program. Click for details.