College of Social and Behavioral Sciences
LaVerne Ware has worked in the field of counseling for over 20 years. After serving as a school counselor for 12 years and being named Georgia’s 2003 Region 3 Counselor of the Year and a recipient of the National Planning for Life Award, she transitioned to student support services as the Coordinator of Counseling in Atlanta Public Schools.
Dr. Ware is a lifelong learner and has earned numerous degrees, certifications and a license to include: Doctor of Philosophy in Counseling Studies, Specialist in Education (School Counseling), Master in Education (School Counseling and Educational Leadership, and Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice. She maintains a Georgia certificate in school counseling and educational leadership. Also, Dr. Ware is a Licensed Professional Counselor and a Certified Professional Counselor Supervisor.
Dr. Ware is passionate about training counseling professionals to provide comprehensive, data driven programs that equip students to be college and career ready.