Cindy Freer Conley, PhD, BCBA-D, School Counselor and Ron Whitmore, EdS, Graduation Coach are available to be a help and support to our students and families. Please contact them if you have any needs. That includes all of the traditional School Counselor and Graduation Coach roles like helping access resources for education and college and career planning, but also includes helping access resources for food, emotional support and safety. If you wish to talk with either of them please send an email to Dr. Cindy Freer Conley at firstname.lastname@example.org or to
Mr. Whitmore at email@example.com and they will respond to your request.
Seniors, we are so sorry this has altered your senior year, please keep in mind that you still want to be considering, making plans and applications for your college, career and vocational options. If you need help with that process feel free to email us - we are available for you. Also please keep up with your home school by reviewing their own web pages during this time.
We are here still here to help, we are just doing it from a different place.
Dr. Cindy Freer Conley and Mr. Ronald Whitmore
The School Counseling office at Smyrna West is staffed by a full time School Counselor, Cindy Freer Conley, PhD, BCBA-D and a full time Graduation Coach, Ronald Whitmore, EdS
Dr. Cindy Freer Conley is in her 7th year as the School Counselor at Smyrna West. She has been an alternative school counselor for 16 years; prior to that she worked in private practice in the mental health field in Kentucky. She works with the remanding schools to insure students have the best academic fit possible in the alternative school as the students continue to work towards the goal of graduation.
Dr. Conley and Mr. Whitmore are available to meet with parents and students. Students can request a meeting by contacting their teacher; parents can call, drop by or email to set up a meeting. Email addresses for both the School Counselor and Graduation Coach are listed on the Staff Page.