School counselors offer services designed to increase student wellness, improve academic performance, and increase participation in post-secondary education. School counselors support students in their academic, career, and social-emotional development. They help students achieve success in school, pursue post-secondary opportunities, and lead healthy, fulfilling lives.
As described in Texas Education Code (TEC) §33.005 and §33.006, a school counselor works with school faculty and staff, students, parents, and the community to plan, implement, and evaluate a comprehensive school counseling program (CSCP). The school's CSCP includes the following four components.
Region One ESC provides technical assistance and training to help you implement counseling services at your site. Contact us to learn more.
Contact members of the Region One ESC Counseling Support Team to learn more!
Jennifer Avelar, Counseling and Guidance LeadOffice: (956) 984-6082Joanna Perez, Lead Program AssistantOffice: (956) 984-6092