Guidance
Contact:
Laura Voyles Phone Icon 256-331-2173 Email Icon Email

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Our Mission

The mission of Alabama's comprehension school counseling and guidance program is to prepare every student socially, academically , and emotionally for present and future challenges.  Students are provided with opportunities to gain an understanding of self and others, to participate in educational and occupational exploration, and to pursue career planning opportunities in an environment that is safe, caring and encouraging.  Counselors work in collaborative partnerships with students, educators, parents, and community members to empower students to reach their highest level as productive members of society. 

Additional Services Provided by your counselor:

*Registration/withdrawal of students

*Student records

*Classroom guidance lessons

*Small group counseling

*Test Interpretations

*504 Services

*Responsive Services

*INOW Data

 

WHY CONTACT THE SCHOOL Counselor?

*  Discuss concerns about student achievement.

*  Interpret standardized and state assessments

*  Address special needs of student

*  Discuss family difficulties/concerns.

 

HOW DOES A STUDENT SEE THE COUNSELOR?

All students have access to the school counselor.  Below are ways to refer.

*  Student self-referral

*  Parent referral

*  Teacher/Administrative referral

*  Request of a counselor

*  Referral by a friend