*Counselors are out of the office until August 7th, 2017. Mrs. Jayroe remains in the office through the summer if you need immediate assistance*
Counseling Center Staff
Your counselors are happy to help! Contact them for information about credits, transcripts, endorsements, graduation plans, college guidance, financial aid questions, future planning and more! We can provide you with GPA, class rank and test scores. They also offer help and guidance with issues in school, family struggles, crisis and personal issues, or if you just need someone to talk to. We are here to offer support and encouragement in a very important stage of life. Counselors can also assist with future planning and college/career guidance. If you have a question about grades it is always best to start with the teacher, but the counselor can help point you in the right direction. For a complete list of teachers at PHS, click here. You are always welcome to stop by the counseling center but scheduling an appointment beforehand ensures that your child's counselor is available to speak with you when you are here and not off campus or in a meeting.
Jean Wood, M.A.
Students with last names A-GRA
Hi! My name is Jean Wood. I am very excited to begin my second year serving alpha A-GRA students of Poteet High School. This is my eighteenth year in education. I hold a Bachelor of Science in Speech-Language Pathology & Audiology from the University of Texas at Dallas and a Masters of Art in School Counseling from Amberton University in Garland, Texas. Prior to counseling, I was a Career & Technical teacher for 14 years. In my spare time I enjoy traveling, sports, and spending time with my family. I am looking forward to an amazing year! Go Pirates!
Kristy Davis, M.S.
Students with last names GRE-O
My name is Kristy Davis and I happily serve as a counselor for students with last name GRE-O. I hold a Bachelor of Science Degree in Kinesiology from the University of North Texas and a Masters of Science in School Counseling from Texas A&M-Commerce. This is my 14th year in education and 12th year at Poteet. I was the drill team director and dance teacher for 5 years and I am entering my 7th year as counselor. I enjoy assisting the students and families of Poteet and look forward to working with your child!
Pebbles Martin, M.A.Ed., M.Ed.
Students with last names P-Z
Hello! My name is Pebbles Martin and I am happy to introduce myself as one of the counselors at Poteet High School, serving students with last name P-Z. I am a native of East Texas, but I have lived in Mesquite, Texas for 12+ years. I received my undergraduate degree in English and Speech Communications from Stephen F. Austin State University (GO JACKS!) and my graduate degrees from the University of Phoenix and Lamar University. Before becoming a counselor I taught English for nine years and coached cheer for five years; two years as the Varsity Cheer Coach. This is my 13th year as an educator and I am happy to say it is truly still my passion. I am SUPER excited to be at Poteet High School and I look forward to working with you and your child!
Clarissa Jayroe, M.Ed.
Students in special CTE Programs
I am Clarissa Jayroe and I received a Bachelor of Science in Education at Baylor University. Upon graduation, I began working at Kimbrough Middle School here in Mesquite ISD. During my time at Kimbrough, I held such positions as classroom teacher, testing coordinator, and then counselor throughout my 11 years. In 2009, I received my Master’s in Education Administration and in 2012 my Master’s in School Counseling. This will be my second year as part of the Poteet Counseling staff, and I look forward to another great year! Please feel free to reach out if you have any questions about our awesome CTE programs.
My name is Lisa Heagney and I am excited to begin my first year at Poteet High School as the school intervention counselor. I have lived most of my life in Boston, Massachusetts but moved to Texas last year. I received my undergraduate degree in Speech Therapy from Bridgewater State University and a dual Master’s degree in School Counseling and Rehabilitation Counseling from Assumption College. I also hold a Master’s degree in Educational Leadership from Framingham State University. This will be my 22nd year as a counselor, but first year at Mesquite ISD. I am looking forward to building relationships and working with the students and families at PHS.
Testing Coordinator and Instructional Liaison
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