Jennifer Walters has been an elementary and middle school counselor with Princeton Public Schools since 2007. She is currently a counselor at John Witherspoon Middle School in Princeton where she remains with her students as they move through grades 6, 7 and 8. Jennifer has been appointed to numerous district-level committees that focus on social and emotional learning, positive psychology and equity in education. At John Witherspoon Middle School, Jennifer also serves as an Anti-Bullying Specialist, 504 plan Coordinator, and School Safety Team member.
In addition to her role as a school counselor, Jennifer has been a Licensed Professional Counselor since 1998. She has worked in numerous clinical settings both as a practicing mental health counselor and as a supervisor of an outpatient mental health and substance abuse treatment center. Jennifer has extensive training in child and adolescent mental health issues, including anxiety, depression, ADHD, and learning disorders.
Jennifer received a Master’s degree in Counseling Psychology from Temple University in Philadelphia in 1992. She earned a teaching certificate from Trenton State College in 1998, and most recently obtained her post-master’s supervisor certification in Educational Leadership from Thomas Edison State College in 2012. She is also an active member of the American School Counseling Association (ASCA) and is an ASCA Bullying Prevention Specialist.
Jennifer was delighted to help bring AIR to John Witherspoon Middle School in March 2017 to educate both staff and students about the importance of mental health and wellness. Jennifershares AIR’s passion and enthusiasm for saving lives through educating young people about emotional health and wellness, and is honored to be part of AIR’s life-saving mission.