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Mr. Michael Morse

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Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education from Radford University Master of Science in School Counseling and Human Development from Radford University

Mr. Michael Morse

 Guidance Director

Mr. Morse is originally from Lynchburg, Virginia but has been living in Pembroke Pines for the last 10 years.  He obtained both his Bachelor's degree in elementary education as well as his Master's degree in School Counseling and Human Development from Radford University.  Mr. Morse will be overseeing the guidance department for Flanagan High School this year and is excited for this new opportunity!  In his spare time, Mr. Morse enjoys travelling, watching and playing sports, and eating.

Ms. Prieto

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Bachelors in Human ServicesMasters in School Guidance K-12

Ms. Prieto

9th Grade School Counselor

Ms. Prieto graduated from St. Thomas University with her Bachelors in Human Services and Masters in School Guidance K-12. She is entering her 22nd year as a School Counselor for Broward Schools. She is the proud mother of two sons and has a beautiful granddaughter and grandson. Ms. Prieto will lend her assistance to staff, families and the community and looks forward to working with parents and students in preparing them for future success. She is prepared to offer support to students academically as well as socially.

Mrs. Jacobson

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Bachelor of Science: Consumer and Textile Marketing Master of Science: Human Services-School Counseling Master of Education: Educational Leadership

Mrs. Jacobson

10th Grade School Counselor 

Mrs. Jacobson graduated from the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign, where she earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Consumer and Textile Marketing.  She pursued a career in Business but was drawn to the school environment, wanting to work with students on attaining their academic, post-secondary, and personal goals.  Mrs. Jacobson went back to school and earned a Master of Science degree in Human Services-School Counseling from National Louis University, Chicago, in 2008.  She spent five years as a K-8 Counselor in a separate day school for students with severe emotional disabilities on the south side of Chicago, and another four years at an accelerated high school with at-risk youth seeking alternative methods to obtain their high school diplomas. Mrs. Jacobson recently moved with her husband, son, and daughter to South Florida to be closer to family. She is very excited to be a part of the Falcon Family and can't wait to meet her new students!

Mrs. Beason

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Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education and Primary EducationMasters of Art degree in Guidance in Counseling

Mrs. Beason

11th grade School Counselor

Mrs. Beason began working in the fall of 1998 as an Elementary Educator with Broward County Public Schools upon earning her Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education and Primary Education. Because of her passion to help students and their families, she began classes at Barry University in the Counseling program shortly thereafter. After earning her Masters of Art degree in Guidance in Counseling in 2005, she worked as an Elementary School Counselor and successfully served in various counseling capacities at a Middles School. She began working at Charles W. Flanagan in 2011, and has enjoyed working with students and parents in every grade level. She believes that all students can be successful at achieving their goals towards academic and social growth if given the support that is needed. She happily balances her role as a School Counselor, wife, and a mother to four children.

Mrs. DiBenedetto

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Bachelor of Science in PsychologyMaster of Science in Mental Health Counseling

Mrs. DiBenedetto

12th Grade School Counselor 

Mrs. DiBenedetto graduated from the University of Florida where she earned a Bachelor of Science in Psychology, and, went on to earn a Master of Science in Mental Health Counseling from Nova Southeastern University. In 2009, Mrs. Di Benedetto earned National Board Certification in Guidance and Counseling. Mrs. DiBenedetto has been a School Counselor since the year 2000. Prior to joining the school system, Mrs. DiBenedetto worked as a Mental Health Counselor with a private non-profit agency in Miami-Dade County counseling teenagers in local high schools. Mrs. DiBenedetto is married with 3 children: a daughter who recently graduated from UCF and works in the hospitality industry, a daughter who attends middle school and a son who is in elementary school. She is excited to be part of the Flanagan Falcon Family!