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Dr. Nancy Chae is an Assistant Professor of Counseling with a focus on urban school counseling in the Department of Counseling in the College of Education and Human Services. Dr. Chae earned her PhD in Counselor Education & Supervision with a cognate in School Counseling Practice and Education from William & Mary. She earned her Master's degree in School Counseling (with a specialization in urban school counseling) and Post Master's Certificate in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Johns Hopkins University, and her Bachelor's degree in Psychology and Studies in Women & Gender from the University of Virginia. She is a licensed clinical professional counselor and certified school counselor in Maryland, an approved clinical supervisor (ACS), and a nationally board-certified counselor (NCC) and school counselor (NCSC). Dr. Chae is a former elementary, middle, and high school counselor of six years in Baltimore City, Maryland and also provided free family counseling and group counseling services for children, parents, and families in the Williamsburg & Hampton Roads area in Virginia for three years. Her research interests include school counselors’ roles in promoting equitable access to rigor, specifically in International Baccalaureate programming, school counselors’ advocacy for underrepresented P-12 students and families, and school counseling supervision.
School counseling training, practice, and supervision
School counseling and academic rigor
School counselors' advocacy for underrepresented P-12 students and families
Urban school counseling practice