Welcome to the Counseling Department
The Mission Statement:
Paul Laurence Dunbar Middle School for Innovation is committed to providing
- An educational program to meet the intellectual, emotional, social, physical and cultural needs of our diverse population;
- A safe and secure environment;
- An atmosphere in which students, parents, staff, and community work together to achieve success;
- A successful transition to the secondary experience.
Counselors & Staff
Our Counselors serve the same group of students throughout their time at Paul Laurence Dunbar Middle School for Innovation. Please feel free to contact our counseling department at (434) 515-5312.
Mr. Lazarus Hamlett - Director
Mr. Hamlett is the counselor for all students whose last names begin with A-M.
Ms. Tawana Mason - Counselor
Ms. Mason is the counselor for all students whose last names begin with N-Z.
Mrs. Sherry Murphy - Secretary & Registrar
Mrs. Murphy is the secretary and registrar for the counseling department.
Mrs. Olivia Raj - Student Testing Coordinator
Mrs. Raj is the SOL testing coordinator for Dunbar.