Parents, the press, administrators and the general public
often wonder just what it is that school counselors do on a daily basis.
Gone are the days of school counselors sitting in their office simply
handing out college applications, making schedule changes for students
who want to drop a class or meeting with the troublemakers in the
Today's school counselors are vital members of the education
team. They help all students in the areas of academic
achievement, personal/social development and career development,
ensuring today's students become the productive, well-adjusted adults of
tomorrow. Learn more about the school counselor's role.
The Need for School Counselors
School counselors are an important part of the educational
leadership team and provide valuable assistance to students regardless
of whether they work in an elementary school or middle school, high
school or beyond.
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