Who are School Counselors?
The Essential Role of High School Counselors
According to the American School Counselor Association (ASCA), high school counselors are educators uniquely trained in child and adolescent development, learning strategies, self-management and social skills who understand and promote success for today’s diverse students. They implement a school counseling program to support students through this important developmental period. The program provides education, prevention and intervention activities, which are integrated into all aspects of students’ lives. The program teaches knowledge, attitudes and skills students need to acquire in academic, career and social/emotional development, which serve as the foundation for future success.
High school counselors provide a proactive program that engages students and includes leadership, advocacy and collaboration with school staff, administration and community/family members in the delivery of programs and activities to help students achieve success. High school counselors also collaborate with teachers and parents on early identification and intervention of children’s academic and social/emotional needs, which is essential in removing barriers to learning and developing skills and behaviors critical for academic achievement.
- 20-21 Progression Plan
- Elementary Promotion Chart
- Middle Promotion Chart
- High Promotion Chart
- Annual Student Progression Report
Graduation Requirements and Resources
- Florida Department of Education Graduation Requirements
- 20-21 Scholarship Opportunities
- Bright Futures Scholarship Information
- Replacement Diploma Requests
- Student Transcripts & Employment Verification for Former Students
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