Degrees and Certifications:
Jaclyn Smith, Director of School Counseling
Ms. Jaclyn Smith signs on to Independence as the Director of School Counseling! Ms. Smith has been the Director at Dominion High School since 2014 and prior to that she was a counselor there for six years. Under her leadership, the counseling program earned the ASCA Recognized National Model Program distinction in 2017. She also coordinates the freshmen mentoring program and Sources of Strength. She earned her undergraduate in Sociology and Religious Studies at the University of Virginia, her Master’s in Counselor Education from there as well, and also holds a second Master’s in Student Personnel in Higher Education from the University of Florida.