Ms. Caroline Young, Director of School Counseling

Hi there! I'm very excited to be the Director of School Counseling this year at Parkside! I have been a school counselor for 8 years here at Parkside and made the transition to director last year in December. We have a wonderful student support team that are here for our students, staff, and community. Please don't hesitate to reach out to any of us for assistance. When not at Parkside, I enjoy reading, watching Netflix, and eating ice cream. I'm looking forward to meeting all our students and watching them be successful this school year!


Ms. Ashley Amaro, Registrar & School Counseling Secretary

Hello! My name is Ashley Amaro. This is my first year as the school registrar at Parkside! I am a former Parkside student myself, so I am very excited to be back to help students in any way I can. I do speak both English and Spanish so if you are ever in need of an interpreter feel free to reach out to me! When not at Parkside, I like to spend my free time shopping/thrifting, binge watching tv shows, and taking pictures!! I look forward to continuing meeting with our students to help them have great school year🤩


Mrs. Sayra Dominguez, Parent Liaison/Enlace de Padres

My name is Sayra Dominguez, Parent Liaison, at Parkside Middle School. This is my fifth year working here at Parkside MS, and my first year as Parent Liaison. I am a former student of Parkside as well many years ago. I serve as a bridge of communication between you, the parents and guardians of our students, and the teachers and school administrators. I look forward to working with everyone this year and building relationships as well. I do speak both Spanish and English and ready to help in any way I can. On my days off I love spending time with my two puppies, Macy & Luna and my husband. I love traveling and spending my time in the sunshine state. Feel free to reach me with any questions or concerns you have. Thank you!

Mi nombre es Sayra Dominguez, Enlace de Padres, en Parkside Middle School. Este es mi quinto año trabajando aquí en Parkside MS, y mi primer año como enlace de padres. También soy un ex alumno de Parkside hace muchos años. Sirvo como un puente de comunicación entre ustedes, los padres y tutores de nuestros estudiantes, los maestros y los administradores escolares. Espero trabajar con todos este año y también construir relaciones. Hablo español e inglés y estoy listo para ayudar en todo lo que pueda. En mis días libres me encanta pasar tiempo con mis dos mascotas, Macy & Luna y mi esposo. Amo viajar y pasar mi tiempo en el estado del sol. ¡No dude en comunicarse conmigo con cualquier pregunta o inquietud que tenga. ¡Gracias!


Ms. Jasmine Barbour, School Counselor for A-C

Hello! My name is Ms. Barbour. This will be my third year as a School Counselor at Parkside. I love getting to work with students from every grade level. My goal at Parkside is to make every student feel welcome and safe during their time here. When I am not at Parkside I enjoy crafting, being outdoors, and traveling. I am also a big dog lover!


Mr. Clifton Gorham, School Counselor for D-H

I am Mr. Gorham aka Mr. G! I am a proud graduate of The Elizabeth City State University & George Mason University! Four kids, 1 dog (Cane Corso). I spend all my spare time with family, basketball, or cooking! “The child who is not embraced by the village will burn it down to feel its warmth"


Mrs. Maureen Andrada, School Counselor for I-M

Hi, my name is Maureen Andrada. I have been a school counselor for 15 years and this is my first year at Parkside. I am so excited to get to know everyone. I am originally from Boston, MA (Go Pats!). I went to Marymount University for my undergrad and Virginia Tech for my masters. I love football, baseball and traveling (especially to the beach).  


Mrs. Makayla Crewes, School Counselor for N-R

Hello! My name is Makayla Crewes, and this is my first full year as a school counselor here at Parkside! I graduated from Old Dominion University in December of 2020 and started working here in January of 2021! I love helping students help themselves through developing a growth mindset and focusing on social emotional learning. When I am not at school, I enjoy spending time with my husband, my two cats and my new puppy! I like to go exploring on my days off, usually somewhere that I can swim or hike! I can't wait to work with all my students to make this an epic "comeback" year!   


Ms. Shannon DiMisa, School Counselor for S-Z

Hello Parkside Family! I have been a School Counselor for 21 years. This is my 8th year at Parkside. I graduated from Woodbridge Senior High School. I love being a School Counselor because I find it very rewarding to help my students through some of their most challenging times, as well as helping them celebrate some of their happiest times. I always hope to provide my students and families with the best care possible. I look forward to working with you all this year😊!  


Ms. Yung Hae Kim, School Social Worker

Hello!  My name is Yung Hae Kim, and I am the school social worker at Parkside Middle.  I have worked in a variety of Prince William County schools over the past 20+ years, but Parkside has been my one consistent home!  I received my bachelor's degree in finance from Virginia Tech and went on to earn my Master of Social Work from Virginia Commonwealth University.  After graduating from Tech, I volunteered for VISTA/AmeriCorps for one year in Arizona.  I have a son who graduated from high school in 2021 and a daughter in 11th grade, and on the weekends, you will find me on the softball field cheering on my daughter and her team!  Middle school students are my favorite age group to work with and I look forward to continuing my work with your child(ren).