School Counseling Program

Our High School Counseling Program is Designed to…

  • Help students develop positive attitudes toward themselves, family and community.
  • Provide assistance to students individually and in groups so they can appreciate their own unique qualities and grow personally and socially.
  • Teach students skills for achieving school and personal success.
  • Assist students in becoming invested in their school success by showing them how school performance relates to future opportunities.
  • Work closely with students, parents and teachers to identify and remove barriers that impede student achievement.
  • Support the instructional program and the school’s mission and goals.

Counselors are the heart of the school through...

  • Academic Support Services
  • Academic Support Interventions & Referrals
  • Behavioral Management Plans
  • Classroom Guidance Lessons
  • Collaboration with Faculty
  • Collaboration with Students, Families and the Community
  • College/Career Education & Planning
  • Crisis Management & Interventions
  • Data Sharing
  • Job Shadowing, Work-Based Learning
  • Personal/Social Support
  • Promoting a Positive School Climate
  • Scholarship/Financial Search Process
  • School-to-Parent Communications
  • School-Wide Needs
  • Test Preparation
  • Transition Programs
  • Working with Students on Attendance Issues
  • Working with Students on Conflict Management Skills

How and Why do Parents Contact the School Counselor?

  • Concerns over student achievement
  • Family health problems
  • New school registration and orientation
  • Test interpretation
  • Discussing special needs of their child
  • Early discussion of potential crises
  • Family difficulties or concerns

Parents can contact the school counselor at any time for a phone conference or to set up a school visit.

How to Arrange a Conference with a Student Counselor

Edison High School students are assigned a school counselor based on the first letters of their last name. Follow these simple steps to arrange a conference:

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