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School Counseling

The Mission:

The mission of the CCPS Professional School Counseling Program is to empower all students to become productive and contributing members of society.  In partnership with families, staff, and the community, school counselors provide a developmental program that addresses students’ academic, emotional/social and career development needs

School Counseling Services at Thomas Dale:

The following school counseling services are available to all Thomas Dale High School students:

  • Academic counseling which assist students and their parents in acquiring knowledge of the curricula choices available to students, planning a program of studies, arranging and interpreting academic testing, and seeking post-secondary academic opportunities.
  • Career counseling which help students acquire information and plan actions about work, apprenticeships, and post-secondary educational career opportunities.
  • Personal/social counseling which assist students in developing an understanding of themselves, resolving conflict and defining individual goals that reflect their interest, abilities and aptitudes.
  • Parents may choose to opt their child out of any or all counseling services by sending a letter to the school principal.
  • Parents may review any or all materials used in the school counseling program by making an appointment with the School Counseling Coordinator.
  • Small group counseling or on-going, structured counseling of a personal/social nature requires   written parental permission.