Guidance & Counseling
Guidance & Counseling
Guidance & Counseling

NORTHSIDE ISD:  DEPARTMENT OF GUIDANCE & COUNSELING


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The Northside Independent School District Guidance and Counseling Department will provide a comprehensive developmental program addressing the whole child to maximize academic achievement, social and emotional development, and post-secondary college and career readiness.

PROGRAM DEFINITION


RESPONSIVE SERVICE The purpose of the Responsive Service component is to intervene with or on behalf of those students in pre-kindergarten through 12th grades whose personal circumstance, concerns, or problems are threatening to interfere with or are interfering with their healthy personal, social, career and /or educational development.
SYSTEM SUPPORT The System Support component describes management activities which assure the delivery of a high quality guidance program, and service which indirectly benefit students by supporting other programs.
GUIDANCE CURRICULUM The Guidance Curriculum component includes skill-based lessons and units designed to help all students in kindergarten through 12th grade develop competence in essential life skills.
INDIVIDUAL PLANNING The Individual planning component is where students are guided in planning, monitoring and managing their own educational, career, personal and social development. Each student is provided with necessary steps toward his/her established goals.