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Introduction to the School Counseling Department
Ricki Perry - School Counselor
rperry@nelson.k12.va.us

Mrs. Perry received her undergraduate degree from Southwestern University in Georgetown, Texas before completing her master's degree in School Counseling from the University of Virginia. In addition to being licensed in school counseling for grades Pre-K through 12, Mrs. Perry is a Nationally Certified Counselor. In addition to managing the Nelson Middle School Counseling Program, Mrs. Perry wears several hats, including Child Study Chair, 504 Coordinator and VTSS Tier 2 Support. Outside of work, Mrs. Perry enjoys gardening, camping, hiking, kayaking and spending time with family.
How to Get Prepared for Middle School
Welcome Rising 6th Grade Students!

We are very excited to see you at Nelson Middle School in the fall. Here you can find some resources to help you with the transition to our school and to middle school life in general! Please know that your teachers, administrators and staff will be here to assist you through your transition to middle school. If you have any questions or need help with anything, just let us know and we will be happy to assist you!
Practice Opening Your Locker!
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