Student Services

Social and emotional well-being for every student in the Pea Ridge School District is an important priority to our staff.


The Role of Counselors


Pea Ridge School Counselors are vital members of the education team.  They help all students in the areas of academic achievement, career and social/emotional development.  Our counselors work with students individually and collectively to create a school climate that leads to healthy learning, living, and growth.  Pea Ridge Counselors offer individual counseling and assist students in resolving personal or interpersonal problems.  We offer small group counseling to help students enhance listening and social skills, learn to empathize with others, and find social support through healthy peer relationships.  

In returning back to school, Pea Ridge School Counselors are collaborating with administrators and teachers to align Social Emotional Learning with academic standards throughout all Pea Ridge Campuses. Counselors are implementing SEL (Social Emotional Learning) competencies to include awareness of one’s own strengths and limitations, emotional self-regulation, respect for others, communication skills, collaboration skills, problem solving skills, respect for others, and intrapersonal and interpersonal skills that are critical for academic and personal success.  Social and emotional development is a continual process as students learn to apply skills.  Counselors are aligning social emotional goals with academic goals to help support healthy social and academic development in all Pea Ridge Students.



Mental Health Partners  

  • Ozark Guidance by Arisa Health
  • Burrell Behavioral Health
  • Chenal Family Therapy
  • Pinnacle Counseling NWA
  • Unbridled Pediatric Therapies
  • Teen Action Support Center

Food Assistance

Who’s Who

Amanda Shackelford

Amanda Shackelford 

District Social Worker

Laura Jones

Student and Family Support Specialist

Kelsey Brodie

Primary Counselor

Madison Holliday

Madison Holliday 

Intermediate Counselor

Megan Harness

Megan Harness

Middle School Counselor 

Taylor Jackson

Taylor Jackson

Junior High Counselor

Holly Blevins

Holly Blevins

High School Counselor

Leslie Evans

MTSS Specialist

Angie Day

Special Education Instructional Facilitator

Angie Bassett

Angelina Bassett

Special Education Coordinator

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Pea Ridge Central Office

979 Weston Pea Ridge

Arkansas 72751

Office Hours

Monday - Thursday: 7:30-4:00

Friday: 7:30-3:30

Local: 1-479-451-8181
TF: 1-800-451-0032
Fax: 1-479-431-6095

Pea Ridge School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin or disability in any of its policies, practices or procedures.

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