Welcome to the Counseling and Career Center
Mrs. Shannon Major
Shannon Major is a long-time Valdez resident and a Valdez High School graduate. She fufilled her life-long school counseling goal through a winding life journey. After high school, she completed her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from University of Alaska Anchorage as a UA Scholar recipient. Returning to Valdez to start her family, she worked with the local domestic violence shelter as a teen interpersonal violence prevention specialist. As her children began to enter the school system, she continued her own education with a Master in Social Work degree, with a School Social Work certification. She is passionate about helping students prevail over life challenges, set goals for success, and define their future.