Guidance
The Role of the School Counselor

There are three domains that are emphasized in the guidance curriculum: 

Personal and Social, Career Development, and Academic Development.

Lessons are written in order to cover these domains in  classroom guidance.

Character Education is taught throughout the school, covering the Six Pillars of Character: Trustworthiness, Responsibility, Respect, Caring, Fairness, and Citizenship.

Other curriculum implemented include: Personal Safety, Bullying Prevention, Digital Citizenship, and Career Exploration. 

The counseling programs are: Character Kids, Red Ribbon Community Project, Red Ribbon Week, and the Great Kindness Challenge. 

The guidance practices are: whole group class counseling lessons, individual counseling, small group counseling, faculty/parent consultations, and outside agency referrals. 

Contact:

Simmons, John
Guidance Surveys
Resources

Websites for Students:

Character Education  pbskids.org/games/      pbskids.org/arthur/games

Study Tips   kidshealth.org/en/kids/studying.html

Homework Tips  kidshealth.org/parent/positive/learning/homework.html Homework Alabama

Career Exploration  knowitall.org/collections/career-explorations (under “Topics”)

Websites for Parents:

Character Education  charactered.net/parent/parentresources.asp

Homework Hotline   https://aplsws1.apls.state.al.us/aplsnew/homework/