Counseling services are offered to all students both individually and in
groups. These services are designed to address the academic, social,
emotional, and developmental needs of students.
Counselors coordinate a variety of special programs within their
schools. These may include registration, peer helper and conflict
mediation programs, long-term educational program planning, and guiding
students in their prospective career choices and other decision-making for
An important part of the school counselor's role is consultation.
Counselors may consult with parents, faculty, other school staff, and community
agencies in order to best meet the individual needs of all students.
Counselors conduct a variety of classroom guidance lessons throughout
the year in order to provide students with information relevant to their
needs or concerns. These lessons may include study skills, career
exploration, decision-making skills, and future educational planning.