Meet Our Counselors

  • During digital learning, Gwinnett County School Counselors will continue supporting students' academic success, career development, and social-emotional growth, utilizing Zoom and Google Meet for individual meetings, conferences, presentations, groups, and classroom lessons/activities.

Monica Mance, M.Ed.

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  • Ms. Mance has an Ed.S. in K-12 Counselor Education from the University of South Carolina and is an alumna of Gwinnett County Public Schools. This is her 9th year as an elementary school counselor. She is passionate about the education and well-being of future generations and is excited to work with 1st, 3rd, and 5th grade this year!



    Grades: 1,3,5 

Jessica Pickard, M.Ed.

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  • Ms. Pickard has an Ed.S. in School Counseling from the University of Georgia. Go Dawgs! This is her fifth year as a McKendree Eagle, and she is so excited to work with each and every one of you this year! In her free time, she loves to play in her craft room, travel, and walk her dogs!


    Phone: 678-377-8919

    Grades: K, 2, 4