Blended Learning & Spring Break Feeding

All Huntsville City Schools remain closed through April 3rd.  Beginning Monday, April 6th, Huntsville City Schools will begin implementation of a Blended Learning Plan.  The Rock Worship Center & The Dream Center, in partnership with The Manna House, will be continuing curbside meal distribution during spring break.  We are grateful for the support of our community!  For more information about the blended learning plan, academic enrichment activities, and spring break feeding sites, please use the More Information button below to visit the Coronavirus & Crisis Contingency Plan page.


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Gabrielle Degenaar

I have been an elementary counselor with HCS since 2005. This year marks my 7th year at Jones Valley and I am thrilled to be part of Team JVE. I am married and have two daughters. My oldest is a freshman at Auburn and my youngest is a junior in high school. This year we are hosting our 4th foreign exchange student- a girl from Denmark. Our previous foreign exchange students were from Germany, Italy and Norway. My daughters and I travelled to Norway this past summer to visit our former student and experience her beautiful country. My family and I also foster puppies for a local rescue. We have been doing this a little over a year and have helped over 50 puppies find loving homes. We foster failed on one so now we have three fur babies of our own. Our favorite family past time is watching Auburn football. We also love traveling, amusement parks and haunted houses.
B.S. Psychology (Jacksonville State University)
M.S. Family and Child Development (Auburn University)
Certification in Systemic Family Therapy (Nova Southeastern University)
National Board Certified School Counselor
Licensed Professional Counselor
National Certified Counselor
(256) 428-7220
Prior to joining HCS I worked in clinical settings as an LPC for a decade. Within HCS I have served as an elementary counselor at Montviiew, Terry Heights, University Place, Ridgecrest, Whitesburg, Chaffee and Jones Valley.