School Counselor Development and Professional Identity, Counselor Supervision, School Counselor Leadership, School Counselor Program Development and Implementation, and working for access and equity for underserved populations.
B.A.,Theatre Art, Old Dominion University, 1989
M.Ed., School Counseling, Old Dominion University, 1998
Ph.D., Counselor Education, Old Dominion University, 2012
Dr. Upton was raised in Virginia and spent 15 years working as a school counselor and a guidance department chair in Virginia. Additionally, she has worked as an adjunct professor teaching in Old Dominion University's school counseling master's program. She is passionate about the school counseling field and counselor professional identity. She is married with four children and two yellow labs.