Thursday, February 9, 2017

National School Counseling Week

Jackson counselors help students create their high school four-year plans in Career Cruising.

Jackson Middle School counselors support students' social-emotional needs.

SGP loves our counseling team. We "donut" know what we would do without them.

National School Counseling Week Fact
GPISD counselors use Career Cruising, an online tool, with students to teach them about college and career options. For the 2015-2016 school year, GPISD had 45,186 Career Cruising logins and usage from students, grades Pre-K - 12, making GPISD one of the highest Year 2 Implementation Student Usage districts in the entire state of Texas. GPISD counselors work hard to help students plan for their bright futures. 
Read more about Career Cruising...

NSCW at Dubiski
"Counselors support achievement in GPISD by taking time with each student to individualize course selections." During National School Counseling Week, students at Dubiski navigated through Career Cruising, choosing course selections for the 2017-2018 school year.

Hobbs Williams All-Pro Dads
Hobbs Williams counselor Tonya Womack Campbell helps support social and emotional well being of students through the All-Pro Dads program. Our awesome All-Pro Dad led the motivational Muffin for Moms meeting and inspired moms to bring dads in to uplift students, encourage academic success, and build social and emotional relationships. District representative Esme Rodriguez and parent liaison Rosanelda Foo "did it big" in bringing everyone together. 

GPFAA Acceptance Wall
The GPFAA college & career counselor Blanca McGee is pictured with several seniors who have been accepted to college.  The senior wall is used to display the many acceptance letters rolling in each week. We appreciate how the GPFAA counselors contribute to student achievement.

NSCW at De Zavala
Counselors support student achievement in GPISD by reviewing student grades, helping prepare goals for improvement, and celebrating their success. De Zavala counselors Mrs. Glover and Ms. McGriff meet with students to ensure they are doing their best.  

Garner Counselors
GFAA counselors Lewis and Moon support student achievement in GPISD by rewarding students for academic excellence. Good grades and strong choices lead to cool prizes.

National School Counseling Week
This week is National School Counseling Week. Celebrate school counselors! Pictured is GPISD's Director of School Counseling Dana Jackson. She recently presented at the first ever Lone Star State School Counselor Association's Conference. 

SGP Counselors Support Students
SGPHS counselors support academic student achievement in GPISD by meeting with every student to plan their four years of high school. Utilizing Career Cruising, we incorporate their career interests, endorsements, credits earned, and possible pathway selections, encouraging all students to succeed in GPISD.