Smith Middle School Student Services
As a student services department, it is our goal to work in collaboration with one another to help ensure success for every Smith Middle School student. We strive to provide students, families, and staff with various supports and resources, and we look forward to working with you this year!
Meet the Team
Student Services Secretary
Phone: (919) 918-2145, ext. 21201
Bio: Jo Massey has been the student services secretary (a.k.a. school mom) at Smith for about 10 years. When she's not answering the phone, filing, gluing people's shoes back together, or sewing up ripped clothes, she enjoys solving issues (or directing you to someone who can), especially if it involves one of the languages she speaks. *Se habla español*
Leigh Ann Dasher
School Nurse Website
Phone: (919) 918-2145, ext. 21202
Bio: Nurse Dasher is excited to be the new school nurse at Smith Middle this year! She has a BS in nursing from UNC-Chapel Hill. She is looking forward to working with students, family, and staff. When she is not at Smith, she is spending time with her three children, her husband, and her sweet, old dog.
6th Grade School Counselor, Lead Counselor
School Counselor Website
Phone: (919) 918-2145, ext.21208
Bio: This will be Ms. Norris' sixth year working as a counselor at Smith. She went to UNC for both undergraduate and graduate school, and she is a huge Tarheel fan. Go Heels! She loves working with students to help ensure they are successful and have a great middle school experience. Please reach out with any questions or concerns!
Gifted Education Specialist
Phone: (919) 918-2145, ext. 21216
Bio: Kim Lane has been an educator for 19 years--13 of them here in Chapel Hill, teaching middle and high school ELA and journalism. She holds a bachelor's of English literature and master's of humanities from UNCG, and completed her academically/intellectually gifted (AIG) studies at Duke University. She is joyfully committed to ensuring that every student has access to advancement, and ways to discover their best, most creative, most curious selves.
School Social Worker
Please see my webpage for COVID-19 Resources and please reach out at any time for support.
School Social Worker Webiste
Phone: (919) 918-2145, ext. 21205
Bio: Tina Moore has been the School Social Worker at Smith Middle since the school opened in 2001.
Ms. Moore’s role is to reduce and remove social, emotional, and academic barriers to school success and to support students, families, and teachers / staff.
Ms. Moore started her career in public health before making the move to the school system.
8th Grade School Counselor
School Counselor Website
Phone: (919) 918-2145, ext. 21210
Bio: Ms. Bryan is a proud graduate of UNC-G and NCA&T! This is her 19th year working in the NC school system. She initially started out as an Educational Interpreter for Deaf/HH students in Guilford County, and then as a Counselor. This is her 4th year at Smith. She’s a proud mother and grandmother and takes her job seriously. Treating your child the way she wanted her children to be treated has always been her focus when helping students achieve their academic goals and assisting them in their career and social/emotional development.
Bio: LeAnne Parr is the school psychologist at Smith Middle and Estes Hills Elementary Schools. This year is her seventh with CHCCS. She completed her graduate studies in School Psychology at James Madison University in Virginia. Her role involves supporting students with different learning needs in the Exceptional Children’s Program, and she is passionate about providing inclusive services. She also facilitates social and emotional interventions for all students and speaks Spanish. When not at work, she enjoys being silly and having adventures with her three children (10, 8, and 3) and husband.
Please feel free to contact us with any questions or concerns!