Resources and Support
BARBARA DEITCH - School Counselor
The mission of the School Counseling Program is to promote the academic and social / emotional growth of all students. Counselors, as integral members of the educational team, help to support students in making positive life choices and becoming responsible and caring adults.
What is a School Counselor?
A certified, trained, and caring professional who is available to work with all students, parents, teachers, staff and the community in order to help students achieve academic and social success. The School Counseling program is delivered through the following four services:
- Classroom Guidance Curriculum – developmentally appropriate classroom lessons that correspond to the needs of the K-5 population. Lessons encompass academic, career, and/or personal/social goals.
- Individual Student Planning – assists students in academic planning, decision-making, and goal-setting.
- Responsive Services – address students’ immediate academic and/or social/emotional needs through individual counseling, group counseling, collaboration with teachers, staff, and parents, consultation with professionals in the counseling field, coordinating services for students and families, and crisis prevention and intervention.
- System Support – school wide program planning, implementation, and support (PBIS, School Improvement Planning, Instructional Support Team, Pupil Services Team).