The mission of the McGuffey School District school counseling department is to provide a comprehensive, counseling program addressing the academic career and personal/social development of all students. In partnership with other educators, parents, or guardians and the community, professional school counselors facilitate the support system to ensure all students in the McGuffey School District have access to and are prepared with the knowledge and skills to contribute at the highest level as productive members of society.
The McGuffey School District school counseling program is an integral part of the total educational system. It is pro-active, clearly defined, accountable, and developmental by design. It includes sequential activities organized and implemented by certified school counselors, teachers, administrators, student’s parents/guardians, and community members. The school counseling program includes the following delivery methods to meet the expectations of the McGuffey School District policy number 112:
1. Guidance Curriculum
2. Individual Student Planning
3. Responsive Services
4. System Support
The program addresses the needs of all students within the:
Academic Development Domain
Career Development Domain
Personal/Social Development Domain
These domains and standards are based on nationally recognized standards developed by the American School Counselor Association in 1997.