Hillhouse earns NCSC credential

From School Reports

Cynthia Storey Hillhouse has attained certification as a National Certified School Counselor through the National Board for Certified Counselor.

Currently employed by the Webster County school system as the school counselor at East Webster High, Hillhouse joins more than 48,000 NCSCs certified by NBCC in the United States and more than 50 countries. Founded in 1982 as an independent, not-for-profit credentialing body for counselors, NBCC’s primary mission is to promote counseling through quality certification programs.

Hillhouse has successfully completed the requirements for the NCSC credential. Those requirements include a graduate degree in counseling from a regionally accredited institution, three years of supervised post-master’s counseling experience, and a passing score on the national counseling exam and the national school counseling exam published by the NBCC.

Hillhouse has 19 years experience in the Mississippi public school system. She spent 15 years in the classroom as a special education teacher in the West Point and Starkville school districts. Hillhouse has been East Webster High’s school counselor for the past four years. She is married to Jody Hillhouse and they have three children, Carmen, Madison and Russ.