Dr. Perry - School Counselor



Degrees and Certifications:

Dr. Meitra L. Perry

This is my eighth year as a school counselor and my third year at Nebo Elementary. I am so excited to continue building relationships with the students and families in Paulding County to ensure all of our Nebo dolphins can be successful. 

I graduated from the University of West Georgia with a B.A. in Psychology, an M.Ed. in School Counseling, and an Ed.S. in Professional Counseling. I earned my Ed.D. in Counseling and Supervision from UWG in 2020.

In addition to my school counseling experience, I have worked as a social worker for the Department of Family and Children's Services (DFCS), as an admissions representative for the University of West Georgia, and as a paraprofessional at a school for students with emotional and behavioral disorders. My diverse background allows me to serve your students in a unique and special way.

Fun Facts:

  • I have been married for eight years
  • I have two daughters – Abigail (6) and Elizabeth (3)
  • Arts and crafts are my favorite
  • The Counseling Department has a pet fish named Julio
  • I eat Chick-fil-A at least once a week

As a Paulding County School District school counselor, I follow the ASCA (American School Counselor Association) model. That means I work with all students through a variety of activities that include classroom guidance lessons, small group counseling, and short-term individual counseling to assist students achieve and accomplish their best within the school environment.

If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact me via email at mlperry2@paulding.k12.ga.us