MCPS K-12 School Counseling Program. Agenda. Welcome and Introductions Timeline of K-12 Comprehensive Program Development What have we done? What we are doing now… Where we are headed… Readiness Survey Closing Questions?. The WHY – our guiding question….
“How are students different by what we do?”
MCPS School Counseling ProgramA school counseling program is comprehensive in scope, preventive in design, and developmental in nature. The MCPS School Counseling Program reflects a comprehensive approach that begins with a foundation, upon which delivery, management, and accountability systems are integrated. It is designed to enable all students to receive program benefits.Comprehensive in ScopeA comprehensive school counseling program focuses on what all students, from kindergarten through 12th grade, should know, understand, and be able to do in three domains of student development: academic, career, and personal/social. Preventive in DesignThe purpose of the school counseling program is to impart specific skills and learning opportunities in a proactive, preventive manner, ensuring all students can achieve school success through academic, career, and personal/social development experiences. Developmental in NatureMCPS’ School Counseling Program is designed to meet the needs of students throughout various developmental stages.