All students (K-12) will be provided age and grade appropriate planned school counseling core curriculum that promotes attitudes, knowledge, and skills through instruction in academic achievement, college and career readiness , and social/emotional development.
School counseling programs and services will be provided to educate, engage and increase parent/family participation in the areas of academic, career and social/emotional development and decision making for all students grades K-12.
School counselors will help students monitor and manage their own learning, as well as to establish personal goals and future plans.
School counselors will meet with all students (grades 7-12) to develop/refine individual student success plans beginning in seventh grade, which includes appropriate coursework for successful graduation from high school and transition to postsecondary institutions or to work.
School counselors will conduct conferences with each student and, if practicable, the parents or guardian of students at risk of not graduating with the rest of their class.
Targeted data-driven interventions will be provided to students who need additional support to address academic achievement, college/career readiness, or social/emotional concerns.
School counselors will respond to the academic, social/emotional, and/or college/career needs of students by utilizing site and district resources, as well as refer to community resources to address concerns that range from early intervention to crisis response.
Social/emotional counseling will be provided for the purpose of promoting the development of student academic abilities, careers and vocations, and social/emotional skills.
School counselors and support staff will consult with school staff, parents/guardians, and relevant stakeholders regularly in order to provide information, to support the school community, and to receive feedback on the emerging needs of students.
School counselors will participate in curriculum committees, community committees, and advisory boards to collaborate on student issues, support programs in the school and community, and gain support for the school counseling program.
School counselors will collaborate with local businesses, industries, and agencies in order to take advantage of community resources, referral agencies, field trip sites, employment opportunities, and local labor market information.