Counselor's Corner

COVID-19 Resources:  

WV Department of Education:

WVDE Video tips for parents:

Other Resources:

  • CDC - Talking with children about Coronavirus Disease 2019

  • PBS - 10 tips for talking about COVID-19 with your kids

More Family Resources: 
Common Sense Media: Created and shared 
Wide Open School in order to support families during the spring and summer of 2020. Wide Open School now contains a Family & Teacher Center with back-to-school supports for families, as well as resources for teachers.   

Remake Learning Days and Transform for Tomorrow: Teamed up to offer a new six-part, back-to-school series for parents and caregivers.  


Sherry Copley
Curriculum Coordinator
304-367-2100 x155

Additional Resources

Marion County Schools’ School Counseling Program serves students from Pre-K through 12th grade.  School based programs are organized and implemented by certified school counselors in collaboration with parents, teachers, and administrators.  Programs address student development in academic achievement, personal/social skills, career development, scholarships, financial aid, and community involvement.

Elementary Parent and Student Resources

Barrackville Elem/ Middle
   Sallie Minor

Blackshere Elementary 
   Melanie Rieser

East Dale Elementary
​   TamI Alexander

East Park Elementary
​   Samantha Parsons

Fairview Elementary
​   Monique Call 

Jayenne Elementary
   Ali Finch

Monongah Elementary
   Theresa Williams

Pleasant Valley Elem.
   Ali Finch

Rivesville Elem/Middle
​   Terry Cunningham

Watson Elementary
​   Paula Hatten

White Hall Elementary
  Samantha Parsons

Middle School Parent and Student Resources

Barrackville Elementary Middle
​   Sallie Minor

East Fairmont Middle 
   Charlene Sullivan
   Rosalee Copenhaven

Fairview Middle 
​   Monique Call

Mannington Middle
​   Emily DeWitt 

Monongah Middle
   Carissa Smith

Rivesville Elem/Middle
​   Terry Cunningham

West Fairmont Middle 
   Lisa Boyle
   Kevin Egidi

High School Parent and Student Resources

East Fairmont High
Richard Gerlach, Tracey Pinn

​Fairmont Senior High
Alex Eddy, Alisa Palaez

Marion County Technical Center
   Sabrina Hampton

North Marion High
   Carrie Elmlinger,  John Gotses