Phone: 706-879-5311


Degrees and Certifications:

Masters in School Counseling

Mrs. Barnett

This is my fifth year at W. L. Swain Elementary. I am looking forward to working collaboratively with students, families, teachers, staff and the community to help every student succeed. 

I am professionally qualified to work with students Kindergarten through 12th grade. I graduated from Georgia State University in 2011 with my master’s degree in School Counseling. I am also a member of the American School Counselor Association.  


Gordon County School Counseling Program Beliefs
We believe effective school counseling programs:
-  are for all students
-  are proactive and preventative
-  are competency based and goal oriented
-  provide a safe place for problem solving
-  help students develop into successful adults
-  are an integral part of a total school program
-  understand and value the students’ capabilities
-  facilitate and support the reciprocal integration of curriculum
-  include career, academic, personal and social domains and are age appropriate in nature
-  promote a healthy school culture which is supportive and collaborative among all stakeholders
-  teach life skills

Gordon County School Counseling Program Vision

The Gordon County School Counseling Program is a comprehensive, collaborative, unified system and integral part of the overall educational process. The vision of the school counseling program is to promote academic, career and social/emotional development in a proactive and preventative manner resulting in graduates ready for college, career, and life.

Gordon County School Counseling Program Mission

Our mission is to provide equitable access to a data-informed, collaborative, and comprehensive school counseling program through core curriculum, small group interventions, and individual interventions. Our program promotes positive academic, career and social/emotional development leading to growth, empowerment, and transformation for all students.