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Today’s young people are living in an exciting time, with an increasingly diverse society, new technologies, and expanding opportunities. To help ensure that they are prepared to become the next generation of parents, workers, leaders, and citizens, every student needs support, guidance, and opportunities during adolescence, a time of rapid growth and change. Early adolescents face unique and diverse challenges, both personally and developmentally, that have an impact on academic achievement.
What does a School Counselor do?
Fosters positive attitudes towards school, learning, and work
Helps with academic achievement and goal setting
Encourages personal responsibility
Facilitates educational planning
Develops career awareness
Listens and understands when you face a challenge
Visits the classroom for classroom guidance lessons
Works with new students
Works with students individually and/or in a small group setting
Helps students learn important organizational skills and academic success skills
Helps parents with tools for successful parenting
Act as liaisons between students, parents, teachers, and child study team members in order to promote positive academic and educational development.