Degrees and Certifications:
Mrs. Shandra James
Shandra James is a native of Columbia, South Carolina. She is a K-12 certified School Counselor in the state of South Carolina. Shandra received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology with a minor in Social Work in May 2005 and her Master’s of Education in Counseling with a specialization in School Counseling in May of 2007 from Winthrop University. After graduation, she became employed as an Elementary School Counselor. In 2009, she became a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of South Carolina. Shandra is a member of the American School Counseling Association, South Carolina School Counseling Association, South Carolina Alliance of Black School Educators, and she is also affiliated with other groups and organization in the field of education. She is passionate about the growth and development of all students. Entering her 13th year in School Counseling, Shandra is excited about joining the Dutchman Creek family. Shandra believes that each student has the potential to succeed with the support of the school, community and more importantly, the parents. Every student is a star, and it is her honor to be a part of children’s lives as they experience many shining moments as they learn and grow.