• School Counselors




    Jalisa Nelson, School Counselor - 4K-2nd Grade


    Ms. Nelson


    I have been a School Counselor at Alston-Bailey Elementary since the school opened. I enjoy supporting the students with academic, career, and personal/social skills. Each year I look forward to getting to know and working with the new students at Alston-Bailey Elementary. Please email me any time! My email address is jalnelson@dorchester2.k12.sc.us

    Whitney Needham, School Counselor - 3rd-5th Grade

    Ms. Needham


    Ms. Whitney Needham is the School Counselor for Third, Fourth, and Fifth Grades at Alston-Bailey Elementary School. 

    I graduated from Clemson University where I earned a Bachelor’s and a Master’s degree in Special Education. I recently completed my Master’s in School Counseling at the University of the Cumberlands. For the past 7 years, I have been a special education teacher.

    I’m excited to be working with our third, fourth, and fifth graders to develop their academic, social/emotional, and career skills and goals. I also work with our students through classroom guidance lessons, individual, and small group counseling. Please contact me with any questions or concerns at wneedham@dorchester2.k12.sc.us or 843-695-5210.