Guidance and CounselingThe mission of school counselors in Humble ISD is to provide a comprehensive supportive service to address student needs. As advocates for all students, counselors encourage personal growth and enhance student success through a proactive developmental program. Counselors teach guidance lessons to provide an awareness of skills necessary in everyday life and to promote the development and application of these skills. In addition, counselors facilitate small groups to address specific issues or meet with students individually to address immediate concerns.Consultation with teachers and parents further assists students in becoming more successful in the learning process. The privacy rights of students and their families are protected to the extent possible according to legal and ethical guidelines. The Humble ISD student support system offers a proactive, collaborative problem-solving team to address individual student academic or behavioral concerns. Please contact the campus counselor to initiate this process.Counseling services are available to any student unless specifically prohibited by written request from the parent or guardian. Parent permission is required for participation in group counseling.Counselors provide information about award-of-credit options, credit by examination, helpful scholarship information, and steps you can take in middle and high school to keep college costs down.
School Counseling Program Structure
Professional School Counselors in Humble ISD follow the Texas Model and are available on all Humble ISD campuses to provide a Comprehensive School Counseling Program. School Counselors provide services to all students in the following areas:
Individual Planning - Provide guidance to help students plan, monitor, and manage their personal, educational and career goals, and facilitate transition activities for post-secondary education and training.
Guidance Curriculum - Help students develop their full educational potential and develop competence in essential life skills, including exploring a student's interests and career objectives.
Responsive Services - Provide intervention for immediate personal, social, emotional concerns that may put the student's continued educational, career, personal, or social development at risk.
System Support - Support campus staff, parents, and the community to promote the educational, career, personal, and social development of students, as well as the Comprehensive School Counseling Program.
School Counselors Provide:
- Consultation services with students and parents for academic, social/ emotional, and behavior concerns
- Provide consultation services to staff and special program committees
- Promote career awareness and provide information and resources for post-secondary education
- Coordinate crisis intervention for students and staff
- Provide staff development and training for staff and parents
- Provide a personalized approach to address students' needs
The mission of Humble ISD school counselors is to provide opportunities for all students to develop an understanding of themselves in relationship to their environment and assume responsibility for their own actions and choices in their educational, career, and social environments.