• South Valley Middle School

    Counseling Department


    SVMS Building

  • The South Valley Middle School Counseling Department supports students in the areas of personal, social, academic, and career development. Through a multi-faceted approach including the school counseling curriculum, individual student planning, responsive services, and system support, the counseling department aims to meet students' needs.


    Please see the additional tabs for more detailed information about the programming and resources available.

  • Counseling Staff

     Tara Holden

    • Counselor
      • Students Last Name A-L
      • Personal/Social Program Coordinator
    • Email: tara.holden@lps53.org
    • Office Phone: (816) 736-7184

    Josh Ehrhard

    • Counselor
      • Students Last Name M-Z
      • Academic/Career Program Coordinator 
    • Email: josh.ehrhard@lps53.org
    • Office Phone: (816) 736-5419

    Gina Johnson

    Carrie Jacobs


    Students that want to see a counselor may fill out the form by clicking on the link below. This is not monitored past school hours, so this is not a form for urgent issues.

    Check In Page

    Counseling Check-In Page