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School Social Workers

Student Support Services

School social workers partner with parents, teachers, and students in a combined effort to help all of our students reach their individual goals for growth in academic, social, and behavioral development. School social workers provide a vital link to community resources and services for both schools and families.

Name Phone Number Schools/ Serving Areas
Amy Buckman
(336) 964-0493
Ledford Middle
Ledford High
Bettie Perryman
(336) 250-4156
E. Lawson Brown Middle
Valley Academy
Brier Creek Elementary
Erin Kepley
(336) 250-0144
Tyro Elementary
West Davidson High
Ginger Souther-Dixon
(336) 247-8666
Wallburg Elementary
Friendship Elementary
Jeanie Minor
(336) 250-6729
East Davidson High
Fair Grove Elementary
Jennifer Osborne
(336) 250-6964
North Davidson Middle
Welcome Elementary
Jennifer Mercado
(336) 247-8688
South Davidson Middle & High
Denton Elementary
Katrina Robbins
(336) 964-0438
Churchland Elementary
Reeds Elementary
Tyro Middle
Kim Hendrick
(336) 250-9882
Southmont Elementary
Central Davidson Middle
Mae Townsend
(336) 964-0482
Oak Grove High
Silver Valley Elementary
Melissa Graham
(336) 250-7687
Davidson Early College
Davidson County High
Michelle Henderson
Lead Social Worker
(336) 250-4794
Davis-Townsend Elementary
Central Davidson High
Sandi Baker
(336) 964-0494
Northwest Elementary
North Davidson High
Stacy Sosebee-West 
Foster Care Point of Contact
(336) 250-0335
Pilot Elementary
Oak Grove Middle
Teresa Bryant
(336) 247-0876
Friedberg Elementary
Midway Elementary
The School Social Worker works with schools, students, and families to eliminate barriers to successful learning by:
  • Developing and identifying resources for students and families
  • Assisting families in crisis or those with emergency needs
  • Advocating on behalf of children and families with agencies and community resources
  • Consulting with families, school staff, and numerous community agencies

Educational barriers include:

  • Parent/School Conflict
  • Threats of Violence
  • Suicidal Threats
  • Domestic Violence
  • Pregnancy
  • Abuse (Emotional, Physical, and Sexual)
  • Discipline Issues
  • Homelessness
  • Academic Concerns
  • Child/Parent Conflict
  • Runaways
  • Juvenile/State Court
  • Abandoned Children
  • Health Concerns
  • Financial Needs
  • Attendance Concerns
Social Workers work with the school, student, and family in the following capacities:
  • Staff Consultations
  • Student Conferences
  • Parent Conferences (in person, by phone, mail)
  • Group Work with Students
  • Facilitator
  • Special Education Meetings
  • Student Support Team Meetings
  • Classroom Presentations
  • Trauma Intervention
  • Mediator
The School Social Worker represents the school system in community organizations.
  • Attendance Protocol Committee
  • Child Fatality Review Committee
  • Domestic Violence Task Force
  • Multi-Agency Team for Children
  • National Association of Social Workers
  • School Social Workers Association of NC