The mission of Fountain City Elementary's School Counseling Program is to provide a comprehensive, developmental, age appropriate school counseling program that is aligned with the ASCA national standards for school counseling programs. The program will focus on education of all students in academic, career, and personal/social development in collaborative partnership with parents/guardians, school personnel, and community members. By fostering a climate of respect, cooperation, and shared expectations, students will be encouraged toward their full potential,, by utilizing problem solving strategies, modern technology, and value-based decisions.
Students will become life-long learners in an environment that s supportive, challenging, and positive. Students will demonstrate respect for others as well as themselves and obtain a greater understanding and appreciation of our world.
The School Counselor at Fountain City Elementary Believes:
All students can achieve and meet high standards that will result in college and career success.Student developmental needs are best met by implementing a comprehensive school counseling program.School counselors must be leaders, advocates and collaborators who create equitable access to rigorous curriculum and opportunities for self-directed personal growth for every student.Student achievement is maximized by participation in a comprehensive school counseling program that is planned, managed, delivered and evaluated by licensed professional school counselors.Data must be analyzed and translated into goals that guide the development of the comprehensive counseling program promoting student achievement.Applying the ASCA Ethical Standards for School Counselors empowers school counselors to make decisions based on the highest moral principles to promote the maximum development of every student.