CARTER ELEMENTARY MISSION STATEMENT
CARTER ELEMENTARY IS A SAFE AND CARING PLACE, WHERE WE ALL STRIVE TO BE THE BEST THAT WE CAN BE.
COUNSELING MISSION STATEMENT
The mission of the Carter Elementary counseling program is to provide a comprehensive service that addresses the students' social-emotional, academic, and college/career needs. The counselors will help provide a safe, caring, family-friendly environment that will help all students strive to be the best that they can be.
School Counseling Vision Statement:
As a result of Carter Elementary School's Counseling Program, all students will achieve at their highest potential and will reach their goals through various teaching methods, academic, social/emotional, and career support. Students will leave the elementary level prepared for middle school, and high school graduates will leave the Knox Co. school system ready for college or career.
- We believe that ALL students can learn and achieve academic greatness when encouraged and nurtured in a respectful environment.We believe that nurturing ALL students' social and emotional well-being will encourage academic development and future success.
- We believe the school counselor’s role is to provide a data-driven, developmental counseling program to meet the needs of ALL students through a guidance curriculum, individual student planning, responsive services, and system support.
- The school counseling program will promote the following: an understanding of and respect of self and others; problem-solving and decision-making; emotional-management skills; skills for learning; and the influence of academic habits on career success.