Gideon School District

Counselor's Corner

What Does The School Counselor Do?

Elementary School Counselor: Assists students to learn the skills and attitudes necessary to be successful learners and works with students to address their career, personal-social and educational needs and concerns.

High School Counselor: Works with students in acquiring guidance competencies that form the foundation for their next steps educationally and occupationally.

School Counselor: Fosters excellence by helping all students to achieve their potential. The counselor promotes through work in four program areas.

1.  Classroom presentations and large group activities.

2.  Individual student planning for academic and career planning:

3.  Individual and small group counseling, consultation, and referral:

4.  Management activities to support the guidance program and other school programs:

For more information contact Mrs. Cassandra St. Cin at Gideon High School

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