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Guidance & Counseling

The vision of the Guidance and Counseling Staff is to work with schools to help ensure that each school has a fully implemented comprehensive guidance and counseling program that supports the academic, career, and personal/social development of all students through the delivery of guidance curriculum, individual student planning and response services. The program is managed and evaluated through system support activities that also support the on-going mission of the school.

The Guidance and Counseling section works with the Missouri Center of Career Education and the University of Central Missouri to provide a Guidance e-Learning Center for school counselors and administrations that provides numerous resources to help implement their guidance and counseling programs.

In addition, the Guidance and Counseling section has developed a Guidance System of Support model to provide professional development opportunities for school counselors to collaborate, share, work together, and support one another in the development and enhancement of their guidance and counseling programs.