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DATE: Tuesday, February 7, 2017
TO: School Board Members
FROM: Jeff Eakins, Superintendent
Plant High School Counseling Department's Implementation of the American School Counselor Association (ASCA) National Model (Student Services Division)
The ASCA National Model is the framework for a comprehensive, data-driven school counseling program.  There are standards for school counseling just like there are standards for all academic content areas.  The ASCA National Model outlines the frameworks for those standards.

A comprehensive school counseling curriculum includes four core area of focus:

  1. Career Exploration and Development
  2. Academic Advisement
  3. Personal/Social Development
  4. Parent and Community Involvement

The simple question that drives Plant High School's program is "How are students different because of what we do?" Based on a review of schoolwide data and the results of a student needs survey, the school counselors created goals for the school counseling program.

• Improve the high school graduation rate • Provide a student-centered learning environment that engages every child • Develop a culture of respect, trust, and collaboration • Engage and communicate with families and stakeholders
There is no financial impact for this information item.
There is no evaluation necessary for this information item.
SUBMITTED BY:  Angelique Xenick, Supervisor, Guidance Services
Holly Saia, Director, Student Services Division, (813) 273-7136
Wynne A. Tye   Van Ayres
Assistant Superintendent, Student Services Division
(813) 273-7033
  Deputy Superintendent
(813) 272-4895
    C 13.03
Hillsborough County Public Schools (Florida) * Mtg.#20170207_806 (Board Meeting) * Section C Item# 13.03