School Counseling

Mission Statement  

The mission of the school counseling program is to provide all students with a comprehensive developmental school counseling program that supports and encourages student success through growth in academic, career and personal-social domains. In partnership with school staff, parents and the community, the school counselor will provide opportunities for all students to maximize their potential as lifelong learners and problem solvers.


  • Individual Counseling – Children explore their feelings and concerns which promotes self-understanding, personal-social growth and problem-solving.
  • Small Group Counseling – Group settings are provided to offer children opportunities to discuss developmental issues and learn new skills and strategies to promote personal and educational growth.

Classroom Guidance

A developmental curriculum is designed to focus on personal and social-awareness, self-management, relationship management and educational success.


Consultation with parents and staff is provided as requested to help children achieve educational success.

Emotional Intelligence

Emotional Intelligence Is Learned…It Starts at Home
  • Self-awareness…Knowing Things About Yourself
  • Knowing and Managing Your Emotions
  • Trying to Understand Other People and Their Feelings
  • Being Enthusiastic About Your Work and Setting Goals for Your Life
  • Getting Along with Other People…Their Interests…Using Your Social Skills
  • Handling Stress
  • Making Good Decisions
  • Communicating Effectively
  • Accepting Who You Are…Liking Yourself
  • Being Able to Work Well in a Group
  • Taking Responsibility for What You Say and Do
  • Being Able to State Your Opinion/Concerns in a Calm, Respectful Tone of Voice
  • Being Able to “Fight Fair” with Others…Knowing How to Solve Problems with Others
This information is taken from the works of Dr. Daniel Goleman.
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