Early Dismissal for Monday, March 19, 2018

Due to the incoming severe weather forecast for Monday afternoon, all Huntsville City Schools will dismiss early on Monday, March 19, 2018.  Please click below to view the full dismissal schedule, as well as details about meals, field trips, and extra-curricular activities.

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Velendia Burwell

Velendia Burwell
I am excited about being the school counselor here at Chaffee. This is my second year here as counselor, I am looking forward to a wonderful year. I have been a counselor in Huntsville City Schools for 19 years, I enjoy being a school counselor. My career as an educator started many years ago, and in my career I have been fortunate to have worked at Davis Hills Middle, Academy for Academics and Arts, Farley and now here at Chaffee.
As a counselor, I believe in, building relationships with students of all backgrounds, having enthusiasm to help students, advocating for student success and collaborating with parents and other professionals.
B.S. & M.A. from Alabama A&M University and an Ed.S from Tennessee State University
Class B, Special Education Grades P-12
Class A, Special Education Grades P-12
Class A, School Counselor Grades P-12
Class AA, Educational Administrator P-12