The mission of Cooper Elementary counseling program is to enable all students regardless of individual differences to acquire the educational, occupational, and social competencies necessary to function in a changing society.
The role of a school counselor:
- School counselors are certified educators who are specifically trained to address the academic, personal/social and career development needs of their students.
- School counselors provide classroom guidance lessons, individual counseling, and small group counseling.
- School counselors are specifically skilled in providing direct and indirect support, while maintaining ethical standards including honoring confidentiality.
- School counselors are here to support students, families, parents, teachers, and staff.