Layla Nations, MA, LSSP, LPC-S

    Professional School Counselor

    Mrs. Nations began working for Bastrop ISD Special Education in 1999, as a Licensed Specialist in School Psychology.   In 2001, she became a counselor for Cedar Creek Intermediate/Middle School, and counseled students for 15 years before leaving to teach Spanish at Colorado River Collegiate Academy and Genesis High School. She returned to counseling at Bastrop Middle School in 2018. She has a bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Spanish and a master’s degree in School Psychology.  She completed post-graduate work to become a Licensed Professional Counselor and Counselor Supervisor. Mrs. Nations has always had a passion for both counseling and the Spanish language and culture, and as such also participated in the University of Mississippi’s Master of Arts in the Teaching of Languages- (Spanish) program. She is looking forward to the opportunity to work with the younger populations and their families, and has a vested interest in helping address the behavioral, academic, and social/emotional needs of the students at Red Rock Elementary School through guidance and counseling, mentor coordination, consultation, and coordination of services within the school and community. Please feel free to contact Mrs. Nations with any questions or concerns you may have.

    Resources for Parents:

    Child Lures© Prevention Information

    National Suicide Prevention

    Texas Department of Family and Protective Services

    Bluebonnet Trails Community Center

    Family Crisis Center

    BISD Bullying Information

    Bullying Information:

    Bastrop ISD is taking an active initiative against bullying. As a district, we have implemented the Bully-Proofing Your School Curriculum. For more information, regarding bullying please visit government site: Stop Bullying Now also District Bullying Policy Info.

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