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Welcome to the OPS Counselor's Corner
The Role of the School Counselor
The school counselor supports students and teachers throughout the school day. The school counselor works with teachers and administrators to design programs that will assist in addressing students’ social and emotional development, including social skills groups, classroom lessons and other school initiatives. The school counselor also provides a student-based counseling program focusing on promoting appropriate grade level social skills, whole class lessons, and serves as a resource for staff members looking to increase the social emotional learning environments in their classrooms.
Learn more about the role of the school counselor from the American School Counselor Association.
What does the school counselor do?
School counselors fulfill their role in many ways with varied responsibilities. On any given day, a school counselor may do one or more of the following: