Dr. Tinisha Parker has dedicated her life and twenty-year career to educating and supporting young people as they navigate life’s challenges. She has served students directly in the capacity of teacher, counselor, and administrator. She spent seven years supporting school counselors directly at the district level and was promoted to an executive leadership position where she currently serves as the Executive Director of Student Services for Gwinnett County Public Schools. In this role, Dr. Parker supports school counselors, social workers, and school nurses in addition to several student service programs including homeless, foster care and the career academy programs. She is also the Chair of the Board for the American School Counselor Association, which represents over forty thousand counselors nationwide, and a Past President of The Georgia School Counselor Association.
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