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ABOUT US

Board of Directors
Current Board of Directors

Katharine Everson   Katharine has taught school for over 47 years.  She holds a Master's degree and is North Carolina certified in six curriculum areas primarily in special education.  In addition, Katharine holds National Board Certification ( NBCT) as an Exceptional Needs Specialist.  Katharine was selected for the Chapel Hill Carrboro City Schools System Teacher of the Year  Award. Her current position is  as a Home Bound Instructor for the Chapel Hill Carrboro City Schools System.

Board of Directors

Ronnie Jackson.  Ronnie holds a Master of Arts in Counseling from North Carolina Central University, a  Master of Science in Education from The City College of New York  and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from George Washington University. Ronnie's present position is with Chatham County Partnership for Children as a Referral Counselor for families seeking high quality child care. Ronnie has been involved in education for over 30 years. She has worked as a School Counselor in Durham and Chapel Hill and taught pre-school and kindergarten.  Her previous positions in Chapel Hill  include the Program Coordinator for the Blue Ribbon Mentor Advocate Program, Educational Coordinator for the National Head Start Transition Program and a  Child Assessor Data Collector for Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute at UNC. Ronnie served as the Lead Counselor in the Chapel Hill Carrboro City School Systems and was recognized as the Elementary School Counselor of the Year in the Durham Public Schools.  She was Awarded the prestigious Comprehensive Counseling Model  Recognition (RAMP)  from the American School Counseling Association.

Ronnie  volunteers her time as a Guardian Ad Litem and facilitates Adult Child and Family Loss Groups

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Jane Clunie. Psychologist. Jane Clunie was a school psychologist in the Chapel Hill Carrboro City Schools for over 30 years,  She was previously a teacher of children with learning disabilities, an educational specialist in a therapeutic nursery program through mental health and a therapist in private practice.  Jane's training includes a Master of Education in Early Childhood Special Education from Lesley College in Cambridge, MA and a Ph.D. in School Psychology from Duke University.  She is the parent of two grown children and is enjoying reading, gardening and volunteer work in retirement.

Kathie Guild is the Executive Director of Puppet Show Incorporated and an enthusiastic puppeteer. Kathie taught Pre-School, Kindergarten and Fourth Grade in New York and Kansas. After earning her Masters Degree in School Counseling from Long Island University in N.Y., she became an Elementary School Counselor for the Department of Defense Dependents School in Gelnhausen and Budigen, Germany. In Germany, Kathie was introduced to the magical world of puppet theater and began incorporating puppets into her school counseling curriculum. She was honored with the Dept. of Defense Dependent's School System Sustained Superior Performance Service Award for her puppetry work with students during the Gulf War. Kathie has written seven books, three of which are curriculum guides for teaching with puppets. She is a Nationally Board Certified Teacher in School Counseling (NBCT) and is a member of the Puppeteers of America and Union Internationale de la Marionnette ( UNIMA). Kathie has presented on puppets at state conferences. She  has  25 years experience working in the Chapel Hill Carrboro City Schools system, 31 total years in education  and holds a lifetime NC K-12 Teaching Certificate in School Couseling. 

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We are very grateful to our dedicated volunteers  who helped us tremendously throughout their high school years and are now attending collge. We miss you!

Marielle Rath attends UNC Chapel Hill

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Madelyn Good attends

UNC Greensboro

Mary Good graduated from CHCCS in 2021!

We are Proud Members of the following Organizations:
* N.C. Center for Non-Profits  https://www.ncnonprofits.org/
* Puppeteers of America  https://www.puppeteers.org
 
* Union Internationale de la Marionnette   http://www.unima-usa.org/
* Arts N.C.     https://artsnc.org/

We have General Liability Insurance with Paczolt Insurance Alliance

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