Marumsco Hills Elementary

School Counseling Program

 

MISSION STATEMENT

Marumsco Hills School Counseling mission promotes the school’s mission of high achievement and personal success for all. Students from our diverse population will acquire social/emotional, academic, and career competencies from the school counseling program that is based on specific standards and developmental competencies as supported by PWCS, VA, and ASCA through classroom lessons, small groups and individual counseling.

 

VISION STATEMENT

The Marumsco Hills School Counseling Program will prepare all students with the skills and knowledge to be productive lifelong learners who contribute to a changing environment.

 

BELIEFS AND PHILOSOPHY

As professional school counselors at Marumsco Hills Elementary, we believe the following:

  • All students can learn and achieve.
  • All students are unique individuals who should be encouraged to think for themselves.
  • All students have the right to participate in the school counseling program.
  • All students should have access to a school counseling program that is comprehensive, preventive, and developmental with a multicultural perspective based on the ASCA (American School Counselor Association) National Model.
  • As state-certified, master’s degree professionals, we provide equitable opportunities for all students to access resources for educational achievement and personal development.
  • We are proactive advocates for all students.
  • We are facilitators of positive interaction with students, administrators, teachers, parents and the community.
  • We will collaborate with administrators, staff, families and community resources to support student achievement and personal growth.
  • We will use data for program development, evaluation, and improvement.
  • We will abide by the ethics and standards of the American School Counselor Association (ASCA).
  • We will participate in professional development opportunities to maintain and deliver quality services to the school community.