Katiah Brown, Student Outreach Counselor
Memphis and Surrounding Areas

Katiah Brown 
Memphis and Surrounding Areas


cell: (901) 573-1588
kbrown@edsouth.org

 Katiah Brown, Student Outreach Counselor - Memphis and Surrounding Areas

 

Counties Represented:
Fayette, Shelby, Tipton

Education:
Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice/Criminology, University of Memphis

Job Description:
Katiah works with students, parents and school staff predominantly in and around the metropolitan Memphis area, as well as in Fayette and Tipton counties. Her primary presentation, "Planning For After High School," is geared toward junior and senior high school students and covers information pertaining to choosing the right career, and how to successfully navigate the college admissions process and the financial aid process. Presentations on these topics are also available to parents and community members. Katiah also offers assistance in training school administrators, faculty, and staff on the Tennessee College and Career Planning System and helping students utilize this system in career exploration. She also helps make students, parents and school staff aware of a great resource, eCampusTours.com, which is a virtual tour website that allows students to virtually visit over 1,300 schools across the whole country. Free college and career planning materials for students may also be ordered online at eCampusTours.com or by contacting Katiah directly.

Work Experience:
Katiah joined Student Outreach Services in 2008. Katiah completed her BA degree at the University of Memphis in 2002. Shortly after graduation, Katiah began working for Girls Incorporated of Memphis as a program specialist and then as a Career/Financial aid advisor in the TRIO program. Her five years as a Career/Financial Advisor servicing Manassas and Southside High Schools allowed Katiah to help students and their families reach their post-secondary educational goals.

About Katiah:
Katiah, the youngest of four, was born in Kokomo, IN but moved to Eagan, MN in 1985. Katiah enjoys spending time with her husband, daughter, family, and friends.

Professional Associations:
Tennessee Counseling Association: West Chapter
The College Board
Tennessee Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers