Middle Schools

Middle School Counselor Information


Last Name

First Name


Grade Level



Pierce Laura Adams      7th Grade laura.pierce@nisdtx.org 817-541-8032
Johnson Natalie Adams  8th Grade Natalie.johnson@nisdtx.org 817-541-8033
Teague     Tara Adams  6th Grade tteague@nisdtx.org
Hays Mike Chisholm Trail A-K mhays@nisdtx.org 817-215-0604
Barksdale Cindy Chisholm Trail L-Z cindy.barksdale@nisdtx.org 817-698-1594
Bates Stephen Pike A-L sbates@nisdtx.org 817-215-0405
Martin  Whitney Pike M-Z  whitney.martin@nisdtx.org  817-698-1417
Ferrell Toni Medlin 6th Grade tferrell@nisdtx.org 817-215-0532
McCauley Noel Medlin 7th Grade nmccauley@nisdtx.org 817-215-0503
Nobles Shannon Medlin 8th Grade snobles@nisdtx.org 817-215-0504
Jardine Stefanie Tidwell 6th Grade/7th Grade A-L sjardine@nisdtx.org 817-698-5929
Adley Debbie Tidwell 8th Grade/7th Grade M-Z dadley@nisdtx.org 817-698-5908
McKinnie Kim Wilson 6th Grade/7th Grade M-Z kmckinnie@nisdtx.org 817-698-7905
Harris Terri Wilson 8th Grade/7th Grade A-L tharris@nisdtx.org 817-698-7921

Guidance and Counseling Program

The middle school counselors help students learn skills to succeed in school

and life through the guidance curriculum activities:

  • Self-esteem
  • Motivation to achieve
  • Decision-making skills
  • Goal-setting skills
  • Interpersonal effectiveness
  • Communication skills
  • Cross-cultural effectiveness
  • Responsible behavior

What do middle school counselors do?

Promote success for all students through:

  • Presentations
  • Small group counseling
  • Individual interactions
  • Crisis counseling
  • Class scheduling and schedule changes
  • Career Assessments
  • High School Transition
  • Assist teachers
  • Provide community referrals
  • Parent Education

Who sees the counselor?

  • Students
  • Parents
  • Teachers


Students may request to see the counselor, or be referred by parents, teachers, or school administrators. Parents may call to set-up an appointment


Planning for your child's future

In Northwest ISD, we believe it is important to begin planning for your child's future

at a young age. Below are some helpful links which can aid in this planning process.


Preparing for College

Helpful District Links

Helpful Community Resources

Important Dates