• School Counselors provide a safe, nurturing environment to foster a trusting relationship with students where they can explore their feelings and experiences and learn problem-solving skills to find positive solutions to their personal issues.

    All Counselors provide:

    ¨ Identification for students at risk for attendance problems

    ¨ Communication with teachers/parents and students on academic status

    ¨ Career planning development & exploration

    ¨ Coordinate teacher/parent conferences and parent workshops when requested 

    High School Counselors provide:

    ¨ Organize PSAT, SAT I and II, Advanced Placement, ASVAB and PSSA testing

    ¨ College recommendations

    ¨ Coordination of yearly course selections, course changes, long-term four-year selection plan

    ¨ Distribute scholarship information and provide financial aid material. Guide parents/students through the application process

    ¨ Coordinate Senior Parent Night, College Fair, Financial Aid Night, College Admissions Process Night, Course Election Night

    ¨ Coordinate military contacts through all branches of the service

    ¨ Act as a liaison between Home School, Vocational Technical School and Alternative Education School

    ¨ Provide orientation upon enrollment for students new to the high school