Penny Moore - (850) 995-3676 ext. 117 Graduate of The University of Troy University – Masters in General Counseling Graduate of The University of South Alabama -- Bachelor's Degree in Therapeutic Recreation Certifications in Guidance and Counseling and Middle Grades Science Mrs. Moore has been in Santa Rosa County education since 2003. She enjoys spending time with her family, going to the beach, and watching UK basketball.
Danyetta Godwin- (850) 995-3676 ext. 118 Graduate of American College of Education - Master's in Educational Leadership Graduate of University of South Alabama - Master's in Community Counseling Graduation of University of South Alabama - Bachelor's in Psychology Certification in Guidance and Counseling (K-12) Ms. Godwin has 2 children here at Sims. She is the Sims Travel Club sponsor.
Vision: The Thomas L. Sims Middle School Counseling Program will assist in the development of a positive school climate where staff, students, parents, and community partners work together as one. The program will also promote student success through the implementation and delivery of the Santa Rosa County Schools K-12 School Counseling Curriculum. Mission: The mission of Santa Rosa District's School Counselors is to provide a developmental and systematic comprehensive program that ensures academic, personal, social, career development, and community involvement for all students. Our goal is to assist all students in acquiring the skills, knowledge, and attitudes needed to become successful students, responsible productive citizens, and lifelong learners. Services: We are grateful for your support and look forward to serving you. We offer many services to help your family with the challenges of middle school. These services include:
Psychological assessment and testing
Descriptions and interpretation of state tests like FCAT
Philosophy: Certified school counselors are in the unique position to understand the needs of students and their families and to design and coordinate learning experiences to meet those needs. They are accountable for services to students, parents, and teachers and are knowledgeable concerning comprehensive school counseling. Certified school counselors are committed to quality educational opportunities that promote success for all. Certified school counselors play an important role in the creation of an educational environment which facilitates the stated beliefs:
ALL students are capable of high achievement and deserve to be surrounded by an environment of high expectations.
ALL students have the right to opportunities for learning and developing skills for full participation in society.
ALL students need access to knowledgeable individuals who are dedicated to providing a wide variety of educational and career options, and are full partners in student development.
ALL students, parents, educators, and members of the community share the responsibility for the general welfare and success of each individual.
ALL students have the right to a safe, respectful school environment.
Who Are Certified School Counselors? Certified school counselors, formerly referred to as “guidance counselors” are professional educators who have a master’s degree or higher in school counseling, and are certified or licensed by the state in which they work. Certified school counselors possess the qualifications and skills necessary to address the full range of students’ academic, personal, social, and career development needs. Certified school counselors provide services in the schools based on student needs and interests, including but not limited to:
Mental, emotional, social, developmental, and behavioral services to students and families
Academic support services, including organizational, study and test-taking skills for students;
Career awareness, exploration and planning services
School crisis intervention and response services
Coordination and referral to area mental health resources for students and families.
Today, there are over 100,000 highly trained professional school counselors working in America’s public schools. Certified school counselors are on the front lines helping all young people succeed, impacting their futures on a daily basis. School Registration and Immunization Information
Santa Rosa County School District Mission To love, educate, and prepare all students for graduation and a successful future. Santa Rosa County School District Vision Santa Rosa County District Schools provides an environment that fosters each learner's potential, equips students for academic excellence, and promotes lifelong learning.