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Mrs. Tara Whisenton

Biography: My name is Mrs. Tara Whisenton and this is my first year as a licensed school counselor.  I am the counselor for grades 6,7, and 8th last names letters M-Z.  I was a military wife and transitioned to Waco in 2017. Since then I have worked for Waco ISD for 2 years as a substitute teacher.  My background also includes working 5 years as a high school credit recovery teacher in St. Louis, MO.  I enjoy my family life with my husband and 2 sons spending a lot of time attending their sports events. 

My Why: All students deserve to have an equal education and a fair chance at life no matter what their socioeconomic status is. My goal is to help develop students' social emotional needs and help them pursue their academic interests.

Email: tara.whisenton@wacoisd.org

Phone number: 254-750-3736 ext. 5026

Office/Contact Hours: Monday-Friday: 8:00 -4:00 pm