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School Counseling Belief Statements

The Professional School Counselor of Monte Vista is Committed to the Following:
  • All students have the right to be served by the school counseling program.
  • All students should be treated with respect no matter their race, ethnicity, culture, gender, religion, etc.
  • All students' ethnic, cultural and racial differences, and special needs are considered in the planning and implementation of the school counseling program.
  • The school counseling program should be consistent with the developmental stages of learning.
  • All students will have access to the school counselor to address personal/social needs, academic achievement and career planning.
  • The school counseling program is planned, coordinated, delivered, evaluated, and facilitated by state-certified counselors.
  • Counselors will advocate for all students with special attention to barriers that impede student learning.
  • All students have the ability to learn and have the right to take advantage of quality educational opportunities provided.
  • An ongoing program of counselor compentency training and retraining is necessary to maintain a quality school counseling program.