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Mission Statement

 Oceana High School is a small public alternative school with a college-preparatory program. Oceana's Counselors all have master's degrees in counseling and as professional counselors, we focus on supporting and enhancing the growth and well-being of all students. Our counseling department serves Oceana's diverse student body by facilitating collaboration between students, staff, families and the greater community. Our comprehensive school counseling program is designed to meet the academic personal/social and career development needs for all student. We empower students to work hard and take responsibility for fostering and maintaining positive interpersonal relationships.

Vision Statement

The School Counselors at Oceana High School believe:

  • All students will be engaged members of their community to make a difference in the world.

  • All students should be active participants in their education, to take ownership of their education.

  • All students can achieve high standards, understanding that it is a continual growth process.

Our counseling program should:

  • Focus on understanding who our students truly are and designing our services based on their needs at the given time  

  • Use data as a means to inform practice and strengthen the services students receive.

  • Collaborate with families, school personnel and community members.  

  • Be integrated within the classroom setting to reach all students equally and provide effective services.

All counselors at Oceana:

  • Abide by the professional school counseling ethics as advocated by the American School Counselor Association.  (ASCA)

  • Participate in professional development activities essential to maintain a quality school counseling program.

  • Are committed to training and equipping the future generations of counselors through a high quality Trainee Program.

  • Collaborate with the OHS staff to ensure that all students are given the tools necessary to successfully access our curriculum.

  • Respectfully interact with students and honor their individual differences