The NPS Guidance and Counseling Program is moving into standards-based practices to demonstrate how comprehensive guidance can impact student outcomes.
Goal One: Academic Achievement
To enhance student achievement to reach requirements for high school graduation and post secondary success; school counselors will provide individual and/or small group counseling, classroom guidance, prevention education and student–centered interventions that:
· Objective 1: use site /district data to deliver comprehensive guidance programs.
· Objective 2: contribute to the site/district goals
· Objective: 3: focus on development of knowledge and skills necessary for high school graduation, the workforce and post-secondary options.
Goal Two: Personal and Social Development
To promote the personal/social development of students in a safe, inclusive learning environment; school counselors will provide individual and/or small group counseling, classroom guidance, prevention education and student–centered interventions that:
· Objective 1: help students thrive in a safe learning environment.
· Objective 2: promote developmental interpersonal skills to build positive relationships with peers, adults and community around them.
· Objective 3: students recognize their individual strengths and challenges.
Goal 3: Workplace Readiness/Career Awareness: To provide a foundation for students to understand their interests, abilities and challenges; school counselors will provide prevention education, individual/small group counseling, classroom guidance and student-centered interventions that allow students to:
· Objective 1: develop their personal learning plan for high graduation and their career pathway
· Objective 2: link their academic strengths and high school courses to post-secondary education/training
· Objective 3: develop productive work habits in the classroom that apply to the workforce.
Guidance and Counseling Program
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Last updated on 3/12/2009
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