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Brittany J.

Raines
3329 Arrowhead Rd.
Spring Lake, NC 28390

Sheraines21@gmail.com
910-709-9277

EDUCATION
Master of Education in School Counseling
Campbell University, Buies Creek, NC

August 2012

Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies


Campbell University, Buies Creek, NC

December 2008

RELEVANT WORK EXPERIENCE


Westover High School
Lead School Counselor

August 2012 - Current

Counsel students in grades 9 through 12, addressing academic, career, personal, and social development
issues such as short-term crisis situations such as bullying, classroom behavior issues, relationships, and
grief and loss
Teach lessons on calculating a grade point averages, importance of attendance, tips on being successful in
high school/college, preparing for college and career options, bullying, and making informed decisions
Coordinated and led 8th grade orientations and registrations with feeder middle schools
Coordinated with Director of Academy of Health Sciences and Academy of Engineering to set up
demonstration days to increase academy enrollment
Coordinate and execute successful college visits, college fairs, and career fairs, increasing college to student
contact opportunities as well as community involvement
Appointed lead counselor in January 2015
Served as a freshman counselor first two years and now serve as a 10th 12th grade H-N counselor since
August 2014
School Improvement Team and Parent Involvement Correlate Member
Member of the CCS Student Services Leadership Council
Co-Facilitator for the Westover District Student Services Vertical Team
Member of the Student Services Team and have served as the 504 coordinator
High School Connections Coordinator
Guidance representative for the Academy of Health Science and Academy of Engineering Advisory Boards
Live United Volunteer Program Coordinator, Fresh Start Peer Mentoring Program Advisor, and National
Honor Society Advisor

Accomplishments:
Increased the number of students receiving academic scholarships and the amount received surpassing last
years amount in just the fall semester.
Increased enrollment for High School Connections program from eight students in 2014 to 30 2015, and
over120 students being interested for the 2016-2017 school year
Increased enrollment for the Fire Academy and broke the barrier of lack of transportation for students to
participate in both programs by helping to arrange bus transportation with the county and administration
Nominated twice for counselor of the year by the Westover District
Won Support Staff Member of the Month every year at Westover

Brittany J. Raines
3329 Arrowhead Rd.
Spring Lake, NC 28390

Sheraines21@gmail.com
910-709-9277

Spring Lake Middle School, Spring Lake, NC


Intern

August 2011 May 2012

Counseled students in grades 6 through 8 addressing academic, career, personal, and social development
issues
Counseled students in short-term crisis situations such as bullying, classroom behavior issues, rape,
relationships, and death in family
Led and co-led boys and girls anger management groups for six weeks
Led girls group for six weeks with topics included character development, self-esteem, communication,
family and peer relationships, and behavioral issues
Taught lessons on bullying, sexual harassment, and hygiene
Initiated commencement of 4-H EFNEP program with 6th grade physical education classes
Assisted in the planning and facilitation of quarterly awards ceremonies, 5th grade orientations, and a college
fair

OTHER WORK EXPERIENCE


Harnett County Department of Public Health
October 2010 April 2012
Mammography Coordinator
Taught educational classes focusing on the early detection of breast cancer and prevention to individuals in
public housing communities, local businesses, and faith-based organizations
Organized mammography clinic to provide women with access to mammogram screenings
Assisted in the planning and facilitation of educational programs on topics such as physical and emotional
changes associated with puberty for girls, AIDS awareness, and mens health
Campbell University
January 2009 - February 2010
Graduate Assistant
Supervised and evaluated a staff of eight resident directors and 25 resident assistants
Provided individualized support, problem solving, guidance and assistance to staff
Interviewed potential resident directors and assistants
Coordinated staff meetings and trainings
Presented services offered to potential and recently accepted students

SKILLS
Proficient in operating Powerschool, to include scheduling and building a master schedule, North Carolina
Virtual Public School, North Carolina ID, Google Apps, Edmodo, Microsoft Office, FTCCs Web Advisor,
and etc

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATION AND DEVELOPMENT

Member of North Carolina School Counselors Association


Participant in two SREB High Schools That Work conferences
Participant in Career Choices workshop

Brittany J. Raines
3329 Arrowhead Rd.
Spring Lake, NC 28390

Sheraines21@gmail.com
910-709-9277

REFERENCES
Dr. Thomas Benson
Principal
Westover High School
910-864-0190
Earnest Gillespie
Assistant Principal
Westover High School
910-864-0190
Kristen Curran
Counselor Coordinator
Cumberland County Schools
910-678-2402
Galissia Graves
School Counselor
Westover High School
910-864-0190
Pamela Stevenson
School Social Worker
Terry Sanford High School
910-484-1151
Mary Schmid
Assistant Director of Admissions, High School Outreach
Fayetteville Technical Community College
910-678-8542