Kate Strother Edelen is the Middle School Counselor and works with students and parents in grades 6-8. Mrs. Edelen comes to Collegiate from The Westminster Schools in Atlanta, Georgia where she was the Lower School Counselor for three years. Before her appointment at Westminster, she was a School Counselor for six years in the Cobb County School School District in Smyrna, Georgia. Mrs. Edelen is highly experienced in leading character education classes, small group and individual counseling, collaborating with counselors and teachers across the divisions, and crisis response. Additionally, she has coached robotics! She earned her undergraduate degree in psychology from Rhodes College and a masters degree in school counseling from Georgia State University. Mrs. Edelen and her husband live in St. Matthews.