Ernest White (He/Him)
M.S., LSC, CT
Ernest is currently attending the University of Dayton pursuing his Clinical Mental Health licensure. Additionally, he holds a Master of Science in Education degree with a concentration in School Counseling (K-12) from the University of Dayton. He was a recipient of University of Dayton’s 2019 Dr. Eugene K. Mullin Award of Excellence. He holds a bachelor's degree in criminal justice administration from Wilberforce University and applied science associate degree in Human Services & Corrections from Hocking College.
Currently, Ernest works in the education field as a licensed school counselor with the Licking Heights Local School District. He runs the Strategies for Intervention & Prevention Program. The goal of the program is to encourage positive behaviors, improve self-advocacy through leadership exercises by providing students the tools they need to build self-esteem, develop positive relationships, reduce disciplinary infractions, and reach academic success.
Additionally, prior to entering the education field, Ernest worked in public service for over 18 years with the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation & Corrections. During his tenure at ODRC, he began as a Corrections Officer and was promoted to Captain. He also worked temporarily as a Major before leaving the agency to embark upon his graduate studies.