School Counseling

School Counselors Serving Students

Professional School Counselors are an integral part of the academic, social-emotional, and college-career development of students. 

School Counselors help all students:

  • Apply academic achievement strategies
  • Manage emotions and apply interpersonal skills
  • Plan for postsecondary options (higher education, military, workforce)

School Counselors provide:

  • Individual student academic planning and goal setting
  • School counseling classroom lessons based on student success standards
  • Short-term counseling to students
  • Referrals for long-term support
  • Collaboration with families/teachers/ administrators/ community for student success
  • Advocacy for students at individual education plan meetings and other student-focused meetings
  • Data analysis to identify student issues, needs, and challenges
  • Acting as a systems change agent to improve equity and access, achievement, and opportunities for all students

Your School Counselor

Connect with your school counselor by searching the directory on your school website.

High School Seniors

Visit the Seniors page to find dedicated information and deadlines for high school seniors as they plan for college and secondary education.