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School Counseling Program

Hello! My name is Leslie Mahoney and I am so excited to begin my eighth year at Mountain View School as the School Counselor! I truly love the work that I do and feel privileged to have the opportunity to serve our students!

As the school counselor, I am here to support students, teachers, and parents. I provide services to promote students' academic success, personal/social development, and career development. These services include classroom guidance lessons, small groups, and individual meetings with students.

I want to ensure that every student at MVS has a successful school year. If there is anything that I could do to assist your child this school year, please contact me by email at or by calling the school at (423) 263-2498. 

Mission Statement

The mission of the School Counseling Program at Mountain View Elementary School is to provide a comprehensive, developmentally appropriate school counseling program addressing the academic, personal/social, and career development of all students. In collaboration with other educators, parents/guardians, and the community, Mountain View’s School Counseling Program supports the learning environment and nurtures student growth while preparing students to be responsible and productive citizens and life-long learners in a global society.

Vision Statement

The vision of the School Counseling Program Mountain View Elementary School is for every student to possess the academic, career, and social/emotional skills necessary to be successful. Our students realize their value and self-worth. They make sound, ethical decisions, showing empathy and regard for others. Our students view challenges as opportunities and recognize that to be a productive citizen, they must always do their best.


The Mountain View School Counselor believes:

·         Every student has dignity and worth

·         All children can achieve academic, social and emotional, and career success when given appropriate and timely support

·         A comprehensive developmental school counseling program is an integral part of a student's education

·         The role of a school counselor includes collaboration with teachers, parents, administrators, and other stakeholders in order to advocate and provide services for students

·         School counselors will use data to design, implement, evaluate, and continuously improve the comprehensive school counseling program

·         School counselors will abide by the American School Counseling Association Code of Ethics

·         School counselor will participate in ongoing professional development to improve skills and knowledge

How Your School Counselor Can Help

·         Classroom Lessons

·         Small Groups

·         Individual Counseling

·         Individual Student Planning

·         Consultation

·         Community Resources 


How you or your student can access your School Counselor

·         Send an email to with details of your concern

·         Contact me by phone at (423) 263-2498

·         Any written communication (i.e. notes)

·         Student self-referral

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Contact Information

Mountain View Elementary
145 County Road 627
Etowah, Tennessee 37331
Phone: 423-263-2498
Fax: (423) 405-0909