Who Are School Counselors?


           School Counselors are licensed educators that hold at least a master's degree in school counseling. They are unqiuely trained to meet all students needs in three domains: academic, career, social/emotional development. School counselors address all students needs through a comprehensive program that promotes school success. School counselors are employed at all levels of education; elementary, middle, high school, college, district and state level positions. To learn more click on ASCA's info graphic.

    English infographic

    Spanish infograpic



    What is the Role of School Counselors? 



    What are the teaching standards in School Counseling? 


           School Counselors develop and implement a  developmentally appropriate school counseling curriculum which address grade level standards from the Virgina Department of Education (VDOE), as well as, ASCA Mindset & Behaviors for Student Success: K-12 College- and Career- Readiness for Every Student. To take a closer look at these standards and mindsets, please click on the links below.

    VDOE Standards for School Counseling

    ASCA Mindsets & Behaviors





Last Modified on September 5, 2019