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The mission of WSCA is to advance the profession of school counseling in preschool through post-secondary in order to maximize the academic performance, career planning, and personal/social growth of every student.
  • Secondary Counselors

Welcome to the High School Counselor webpage for the Wisconsin School Counselor Association (WSCA). High School Counselors in Wisconsin are leaders in education and play an integral role in the personal/social, academic, and career development of ALL students. One of our primary goals as high school counselors is to facilitate growth within students so they can obtain the knowledge, skills, and attitudes in order to be successful with their post-secondary plans.

General Roles of the High School Counselor:

Promoting a PK-12 School Counseling Program that includes:

  1. Counseling Curriculum: content delivered to all students through classroom activities, interdisciplinary curriculum development & partnerships, group activities, parent/student workshops
  2. Individual Planning: assist students in educational and career planning, decision making, and goal setting
  3. Responsive Services: prevention and intervention, consultation, individual and small group counseling, crisis counseling, referrals
  4. Systems Support: program delivery and support, professional development, consultation, collaboration, analyzing data, committee work, and teaming:
    • Provide a framework and systems support to service ALL students in the personal/social, academic and career domains
    • Serve as a Student Advocate
    • Deliver Individual Conferences with Students and Parents
    • Provide Ongoing Post-Secondary Planning Opportunities
    • Provide a Supportive Environment for every students
    • Build Partnerships within our School and Community
    • Be Culturally Competent
    • Accountability through Data Collection

Click here to see a list of helpful websites for High School counselors




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