Guidance
Mrs. Jody Asher

Phone: (859) 381-4920 ext. 40004

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Degrees and Certifications:

High school: Northeastern High School

Mrs. Jody Asher

Registrar

Mrs. Asher has been a Panther since 2008.  Prior to becoming the registrar, she worked as the school's data clerk.  All three of Mrs. Asher's children, Maddie, Reagan, and Tyler, are EJH graduates.  She also serves as the assistant dance team coach, and has been the staff advisor for the superintendent's student group at EJH.  Mrs. Asher is from Webster, IN.


Mrs. Laura Cote

Phone: (859) 381-4920 ext. 40012

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Degrees and Certifications:

Bachelors: Russell Sage College, psychology and human services Masters: University of Kentucky, school social work

Mrs. Laura Cote

Social worker

Mrs. Cote has been a Panther since 2018. She is a member of the Alpha Delta Mu soriety and the National Social Work Honor Society.  In addition, she is a certified social worker for Kentucky, and currently also serves Julius Marks Elementary School.  Mrs. Cote is from Fredonia, NY.


Mr. Alan Ford

Phone: (859) 381-4920 ext. 40005

Email:

Degrees and Certifications:

Bachelors: University of Kentucky, social work Masters: University of Kentucky, social work

Mr. Alan Ford

Guidance counselor

Mr. Ford has been a Panther since 2004.  Prior to being one of the inaugural members of the EJH faculty, Mr. Ford served as the Youth Services Center coordinator at Bryan Station Middle School and worked at as the SAFE teacher at Tates Creek Elementary School.  His oldest daughter, Elliot, is an EJH class of 2017 graduate, and youngest daughter Tatum, is a part of the Class of 2019.  He is the school's Infinite Campus building coach, head golf team coach, and Student Foundations committee chairperson.  Mr. Ford is from Lexington, KY.


Ms. Timia Gardner

Phone: (859) 381-4920 ext. 40003

Email:

Degrees and Certifications:

Bachelors: Eastern Kentucky University, corrections and juvenile justice Masters: University of Kentucky, social work

Ms. Timia Gardner

Guidance counselor

Ms. Gardner has been a Panther since 2020.  Previously, Ms. Gardner has experience in school systems in Kentucky, New Jersey, and Georgia.  She possesses an array of experiencew in the school setting, including a special education teacher, school social worker, behaviorist, and transition specialist.  In Fayette County, she has worked as a school social worker, Family Resource and Youth Services Center coordinator, home school liasion, and coordinator for the special education parent resource center.  Ms. Gardner is from Lexington, KY. 


Ms. Jonna Hayden

Phone: (859) 381-4920 ext. 40006

Email:

Degrees and Certifications:

Bachelors: Georgetown College, psychology Masters: University of Kentucky, social work

Ms. Jonna Hayden

Guidance counselor

Mrs. Hayden has been a Panther since 2013.  She was previously the Youth Services Center coordinator and guidance counselor at Leestown Middle School.  She also worked as a social worker in Chicago.  Mrs. Hayden's son Josh is a Class of 2015 EJH graduate.  She serves as the school's building assessment coordinator and the Staff Foundations chairperson.  Mrs. Hayden is from Hartford, KY.


Mrs. Leighann Lakes

Phone: (859) 381-4920 ext. 40094

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Degrees and Certifications:

Bachelors: Eastern Kentucky University, psychology Masters: University of the Cumberlands, special education- learning and behavior disorders Rank I: Eastern Kentucky University, Psy.S. in school psychology

Mrs. Leighann Lakes

School psychologist

Mrs. Lakes has been a Panther since 2016.  Prior to joining EJH, she worked for the Pulaski County school district as a psychologist.  She is currently one of our assistant girls' basketball coaches and the chair of our MTSS behavior committee.  Mrs. Lakes is from McKee, KY.


Mrs. Carla Mack

Phone: (859) 381-4920 ext. 40012

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Degrees and Certifications:

Bachelors: University of Kentucky, social work

Mrs. Carla Mack

Youth Services Center coordinator 

Mrs. Lewis-Mack has been a Panther since 2016.  Prior to joining EJH, she served as the Youth Services Center coordinator at the original Athens Elementary School and at Athens-Chilesburg Elementary school since its opening.  All three of her sons, Jack, Clif, and Langston, are EJH graduates.  She is the sponsor for the Legacy Equine Academy and is our community liasion.  In addition, she servces as our Public Relations committee chairperson.  Mrs. Lewis-Mack is from Lexington, KY.


Mrs. Jessica Moore

Phone: (859) 381-4920 ext. 40043

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Degrees and Certifications:

Bachelors: Hanover College, psychology, sociology minor Masters: Georgetown College, special education Masters: Eastern Kentucky university, clinical psychology

Mrs. Jessica Moore

Guidance counselor

Mrs. Moore has been a Panther since 2016.  Prior to joining EJH, she worked as a psychologist for Comprehensive Care, then as a exceptional child educator in Woodford Co.  In 2016, she joined the ECE department at EJH, then was named the ECE counselor in 2020.  Mrs. Moore is from Louisville, KY.