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Martin Luther King, Jr. High School

Dekalb County Schools

Counseling Department

Welcome to the KING Counseling Department Webpage
The goals of the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. High School counseling department are to prepare students for the world of work, provide career guidance and post-secondary information, conduct individual and group counseling, facilitate classroom guidance sessions, and serve the needs of the students, parents, staff, and the community.

 KING School Counseling Department Contact Information 
Office Hours of Operation Monday and Friday 8:00am -3:20pm 

When can parents and students meet with their child's counselor? In order to serve you best, it is highly recommended that you schedule an appointment with the assigned counselor. Please contact your counselor to schedule an appointment.
Last Name/ Cohort
School Counselor 
Head Counselor/ 3DE Students
Dr. Tamika Hibbert 
A-G-9th-12th Grade Students
(Cohort 2024-2026)
Ms. Jordana Simpson
 H-N and IB  9th-12th Grade Students
(Cohort 2024-2026)
Ms. Raven Heard
 O-Z-9th-12th Grade Students 
(Cohort 2024-2026)
Ms. Latoshia Whaley 
Cohort 2027- 9th Grade Students/
504-RTI Coordinator 
Mrs. Kimberly Grimsley 

Social Worker

Social Work Liaison 
Ms. Kathy Swilley               
Dr. Naomi Hemphill
 Counseling Office Assistant
Mrs. Gwendolyn Harrington
Post-Secondary Transition Liaison
Ms. Marian Granville
[email protected]

Mrs. Jacqueline Brown
Data Clerk
Ms. Lakeya Jones
Attendance SecretaryMrs. Libra Randolph
[email protected]