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Programs and Services

  • School counselors provide a number of programs and services to help students achieve success and develop life skills in three personal competency areas.

    Academic Success
    From Pre-Kindergarten to grade 12, school counselors support teachers and parent to help students achieve competencies at each grade level. The following are examples: test-taking strategies, study skills, using a planner, getting organized and raising their GPA.
     
    Career Development Success
    School counselors utilize career development lessons and strategies to help students understand the relationship between personal qualities, education and training, and the world of work. Examples of these strategies are: career awareness and exploration, goal setting, high school graduation facts, scholarship opportunities and use of future-planning tools.
     
    Personal and Social Emotional Success
    School counselors work with staff and community to provide support for students, ensuring they are safe and healthy and promoting life skills such as education, character development, social skills, making friends, alternatives to peer pressure and managing stress.