Grossmont Union High School District's School Counselors are leaders and advocates in education by implementing essential programs, focusing on academic development, personal/social development, and career planning. School Counselors establish and maintain partnerships with school and community organizations that promote student achievement.
The Grossmont Union High School District's Counseling Programs support teaching and learning by assuring that all students achieve academic success and develop life skills through the acquisition of academic, college/career, and personal/social competencies, which will prepare them for meaningful participation in a diverse, changing world.
Credentialed school counselors provide comprehensive school counseling programs that incorporate prevention and intervention activities through school-wide assemblies and activities, classroom lessons, intentional groups, individual counseling, and collaboration with outside community resources. School counselors also assist students in ensuring they meet high school graduation requirements.
- Design and implement a comprehensive school counseling program based on the National Standards for School Counseling Programs and the American School Counselor Association's (ASCA) National Model
- Ensure that students will receive curriculum in the areas of academic, college/career, and personal/social development. Provide intervention services for students experiencing academic and personal/social barriers to learning.
- Provide resources to staff to ensure that each school counseling center is a family-friendly environment.
- Ensure that students have access to a safe school climate necessary for academic and social/emotional growth.
All school counselors in the Grossmont Union High School District hold an active Pupil Personnel Services credential in School Counseling from the State of California.