Welcome to the School Counseling Department

Professional School Counselor

Jenelle McLeod, M.A.


Our mission is to provide a comprehensive, developmental school counseling program to prepare all students as successful, lifelong learners to meet the challenges of the twenty-first century. Our program promotes the academic, social-emotional, and career development competencies of our entire diverse student population. School Counselors are a collaborative partnership with students, staff, parents, school division and community in an atmosphere of optimism, support, safety, and respect for all. 


We the Professional School Counselors of Mountain View Elementary School are highly committed to the Prince William County School System belief that all students will learn to their fullest potential. Our school counseling program is an integral part of the K-5 school program that builds a foundation for learning and enhances success for every student based on student competencies in the academic, social-emotional, and career domains.

PWCS cares deeply about students’ emotional well-being.  If a student is in need of emotional support during this time, please feel free to send an email to Student Support Services at studentsupportservices@pwcs.edu. A school mental health or health professional will answer and offer virtual support to students to the best of their ability.  This email is not to be used for emergency situations as it will not be monitored 24 hours a day.  If a student is ever in an emergency situation, he/she is encouraged to call 911 or utilize one of the resources listed below:

Emergency Resources:

Resource Phone Number
ACTS Helpline 703-368-4141
1-800-SUICIDE (24-hour hotline) 1-800-784.2433
Crisis Text Hotline (24-hour hotline) 741741
PWC Child Protective Services Hotline 703-792-4200
PWC Community Services Board 703-792-7800 (western PWCS)
Food Helpline 703-794-4668