Annetta Thompson, native Mississippian, relocated to Baltimore in 2019. She has a B.S. Degree in Social Work and MS in Psychology Counseling. She has over 20 years of experience in providing educational, career services, and workforce development to students and individuals of all ages throughout various stages of their development. She has served in several capacities as an educator, mentor, college advisor, career specialist, and director. Her experiences include leading and directing programs. Annetta has work extensively in schools, non-profits, local, and state government. She has provided drop-out prevention services to youth and young adults involved in the juvenile justice system, first generation, at-risk students at Title 1 schools. Primarily, Annetta supports students to reach their full potential and accomplish their personal and career goals. This involves advocating for students for barrier removal, perform well academically, facilitate their transitional process from high school to either enrollment in post-secondary education, enter the workforce, or enlist in the military. Annetta’s favorite theorist is Carl Rogers. He philosophizes that everyone is “potentially competent”. He takes a holistic, client-centered approach, and has unconditional regard for individuals. She applies these modalities when delivering services to promote students’ growth and development. So, they will thrive successfully and become productive citizens.