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Mrs.  Kelly    Brinson
Counselor

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Guidance Counselor

Dear Parents, Students, Faculty & Staff-

   Welcome back to school!  It is a blessing to begin my 18th year at O'Rourke with all of you!  I am blessed to say that I re-married my husband, Jeff this summer and we have two amazing sons-Baylor who is 8 and in Mrs. Spence's class and Brooks, 5 who is in Mrs. Herring's class.  This summer, we took a surprise trip to Cincinnati, Ohio to visit family and to Louisville, Kentucky to see U2 (my favorite musical group of all time) !! While in Cincinnati, we went to Kings Island and to a Cincinnati Reds game. We spent alot of time at West Mobile Swim Club, where both boys took swim lessons and they had a blast at Planet Gymnastics Summer Camp.  Jeff & I also spent a weekend in beautiful St. Petersburg, Florida for his work.  Baylor and Brooks are actively involved in soccer, baseball, gymnastics and church choir so their schedules keep me on my toes!  When I have free time, I love to travel(went to Disney for Spring Break and can't wait to go back!), anything that pertains to being in, or or around water, going to concerts, crafting and college football (I am a HUGE Auburn fan and Jeff is a HUGE Alabama fan which makes things pretty interesting every Fall),  We also have a 5 year old German Shepherd  who is like a third child and adds alot of fun and laughter to our family.

 

EDUCATION & BACKGROUND

1993-graduated from W.P. Davidson High School

1998-graduated from Auburn University with a B.S. in Early Childhood Education

2004-graduated from University of South Alabama with a Masters Degree in School Counseling

2005-received certification in School Psychometry from University of South Alabama

 

1999-2000 Kindergarten teacher at Agricola Elementary School in Mississippi

2000-2003 Kindergarten teacher at O'Rourke Elementary

2003-January 2004-1st Grade teacher at O'Rourke Elementary

2004-present-Guidance Counselor at O'Rourke Elementary

        2004-2005 -Guidance Counselor at O'Rourke and Nan Gray Davis Elementary

        2005-2007-Guidance Counselor at O'Rourke and Hutchens Elementary

        2007-present-Guidance Counselor at O'Rourke Elementary

 

Please visit the Guidance and Counseling page on this website for information about O'Rourke's Guidance and Counseling program as well as a few of my other favorite sites (listed below).  I look forward to getting to know you all and serving your children!

Love-

Mrs. Brinson

 

FAVORITE SITES

Alabama State Department of Education    

www.alsde.edu

Leader in Me

www.theleaderinme.org

 

Auburn University

www.auburn.edu

 

 

 

University of South Alabama

www.usouthal.edu

 

 

 

 

 

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