School Counselor

Picture of Wendy and Jackie
Our School Counselors 
Wendy Carver & Jackie Knauer
School Counselor of the Year  2012-13

Mrs. Carver is #1!

About Mrs. Carver
Mrs. Carver has been working for BCPS for 34 years, and 27 of those years she has been a school counselor. Shady Spring Elementary has been her second home for 17 years and she enjoys seeing the students and their families as they grow and come back to visit! Mrs. Carver loves frogs and the color green.  She is married to a very supportive husband, and is very proud of her two adult children. Mrs. Carver was recognized as the Elementary Counselor of the Year for Baltimore County in 2012-2013 and as Maryland Elementary Counselor of the Year in 2013-2014. She was also chosen as an American School Counselor 2015 Semifinalist for National School Counselor of the Year in January 2015. Mrs. Carver loves to help Shady Spring Elementary students and their families. Feel free to contact and she will make every effort to answer your questions or help your child reach their goals.

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor and Supervisor
National Certified Counselor
National Certified School Counselor
MD Certified Teacher K-8

Professional Affiliations: American School Counselor Association, Maryland School Counselor Association, Baltimore County Association for Counseling and Development, Maryland State Educators Association, National Education Association

About Ms. Knauer

Ms. Knauer is so excited to be part of the team at Shady Spring. She loves to travel, exercise and spend time with her friends and family. Her favorite part of being a school counselor is being a listening ear for her students so that their voices are heard.