Saint Paul School Counselors promote the persona/social, career, and academic growth and development of PreK-12 students.
Our school counseling program curriculum is a standards-based, integrated component of the education agenda of the school. Comprehensive school counseling programs, designed to meet the needs of all students are a collaborative effort. Specifically, school counselors engage a multitude of stakeholders (i.e., parents, teachers, administrators, students and community partners) to support student success.
What do Licensed School Counselors do?
- Teach the counseling curriculum to students and staff
- Consult with parents, teachers and other staff to address students' needs
- Coordinate people and resources in the community to benefit students
- Teach, monitor and plan interventions for increased achievement of all students K-12
- Provide leadership to accomplish the school's improvement plan and district's mission
- Counsel individuals and small groups of students to meet identified needs
SPPS Counseling Department: http://guidance.spps.org/
Dual Credit Options (earn college credit in high school!): http://guidance.spps.org/dual_credit_options
American School Counselor Association: http://www.schoolcounselor.org/
Summer Term & Summer Camp Information
You can prevent Summer Learning Loss by taking advantage of summer programming opportunities through Saint Paul Public Schools! Students can do S-Term, Freedom School, or a summer camp! The priority deadline for applying is Friday, April 13th. For more information about summer opportunities, please go to spps.org/summer or contact Ms. Cahill (grades 5 & 8) or Mr. Mack (grades 6 & 7), School Counselors at the 5-8 Building for more information!