• Meet the Student Support Team

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BS in Speech/Language Pathology and Audiology and MS in Communication Sciences and Disorders, Certified by the American Speech/Language Hearing Association and NC Board of Examiners

Ms. Kim Chase, Speech and Language Pathologist

I have been working in the school setting as a Speech/Language Pathologist for almost 20 years. This is my second year at Green Elementary and I love the community here! I have a 9th and 7th grader and am busy outside of school with their sports. 

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Master of Social Work (MSW), Certified Case Manager (CCM)

Mrs. Lizy Gutierrez, Social Worker

My name is Lizy Gutierrez, I am the school social worker here at Green, helping people is my passion! This will be my second year at Green Elementary. I earned my Bachelor of Social Work from Barton College (Wilson, NC) and a Master’s in Social Work from Our Lady of the Lake University (San Antonio, TX). In 2018 I became certified as a case manager through the Commission for Case Manager Certification. I have been a social worker for 10 years. When I am not at work, I enjoy relaxing in my backyard and spending time with family. 

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Ms. Lisa Mesecar, Occupational Therapist

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Mrs. Susan Smith, School Psychologist

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Ms. Carol Sockman, Nurse

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Bachelors of Arts: Psychology & Master of Arts: Counseling in Educational Settings

Mrs. Caitlyn Talley, Counselor

Hi! My name is Mrs. Talley, formally Ms. McHugh, and I am one of the school counselors here at Green. I will be working primarily with 3rd-5th grade this year. I am so excited to start my 3rd year and build relationships with all our leaders. I grew up in New Jersey but I attended and graduated from UNC-Chapel Hill (Go Heels!) with my degree is psychology. I continued my education at Rowan University where I earned my Masters degree in Counseling in Educational Settings. Prior to working at Green, I worked at UNC Campus Recreation for 3 years and in February 2020 I joined the Green family. When I am not at work, I love spending time outside with my husband, our dog Lucas and friends. 

 

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BA in Elementary Education, MSA in Education, MA in School Counseling

Ms. Tasha Thompson, Counselor

For the past 27 years, I have served in the educational roles of teacher, assistant principal intern, coordinating teacher, and school counselor.  I am excited to begin my 28th year in education; serving my 5th year as a school counselor for the students, parents, and teachers at Green Magnet Elementary School. I am a proud alumni of North Carolina Central University, Go Eagles! and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Go Heels!  Also, I am especially blessed to be the mother to one beautiful daughter, Sydney. In my leisure, I enjoy traveling, shopping, and spending time with my family.