Deena Michael

Job Title: 

School Counselor


Deena Michael


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Meet Mrs. Michael, The School Counselor:                                                   

Welcome to Deer Crossing Elementary! My name is Mrs. Deena Michael and I am the school Counselor at DCES!  I taught third grade here at Deer Crossing for 5 years and second grade for 5 years. I previously taught first grade at Hillcrest Elementary for 2 years.    I graduated from Salisbury University with my bachelor’s in elementary education and a minor in psychology in 2003. I graduated with my master’s degree in school counseling from McDaniel College in 2009. 
I have lived in Frederick County all of my life and currently live in New Market.   I have a 4 year old son named Connor and 2 year old twins named Austin and Lauryn.  I graduated from Linganore High School. Some of my favorite hobbies include watching Steelers Football, spending time with my family, laying on the beach, and reading a good book. 
I cannot wait to start my first year as School Counselor!  I am excited that I get to work with the community that I am familar with and LOVE.  It will be my goal to assist your child reach academic sucess by following the school counseling curriculum provided by FCPS.  If you have any questions or concerns feel free to send me an email ( or call 240-236-5943 and when you are in the building, feel free to stop by and say "hello".