School Counseling

Mrs. Jessie Herndon stands behind several containers of food collected and donated by AES families and students.

Mrs. Jessie Herndon, M.Ed.


The 2021-2022 school year marks Mrs. Herndon's 16th year in education. As a resident of Altavista, she appreciates the opportunity to work with young students within her own community.

Mrs. Herndon holds a B.S. in Psychology from the beautiful and picturesque Ferrum College. She earned her M.Ed. in Counseling from Lynchburg College while working at Bridges Treatment Center & the Career Development Center at LC.

AES kids enjoy monthly classroom guidance lessons with Mrs. Herndon as well as small group and individual sessions.

If your student is experiencing any transition, trauma or issue please contact Mrs. Herndon for support and/or resources. She is a valuable resource to AES kids and families.