Phone: (910) 347-1056 ext. 79015


Degrees and Certifications:

School Social Work Licensure, East Carolina University-2009 Master of Social Work, Virginia Commonwealth University-2003 Bachelor of Science-Social Work, Longwood University-2001

Shannon Cetinkaya

Hello parents and students!  My name is Shannon Cetinkaya and I am the school social worker for Jacksonville Commons Elementary School.  This is my fourth year at JCES and I am so happy to be a part of a talented team that promotes a safe, caring and inclusive school environment for all students.

My primary role at JCES is to alleviate barriers that prevent a student from meeting his or her full academic potential.  I am at JCES on Mondays and Wednesdays from 8:00am-4:00 pm and Fridays from 8:00 am -12:15 pm.  

Services that I offer at JCES:

Individual support and check-ins

Small groups and lunch bunch groups

Social-Emotional lessons

Caregiver Support

Peer Mediation

Topics we explore:  Some topics that I cover in my groups, lessons, and sessions can include:  friendship skills, respect, empathy, coping skills, social skills, kindness, leadership, feelings identification, overcoming challenges and traumas, self-love, self-esteem, and so much more!  

Thank you for all that you do to support the success and well-being of your child and our school.  I look forward to working with you this year and helping your child learn and grow!


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