Counseling Department

Welcome to theĀ Counselor's Corner, a resource for students and parents at the Academy of Notre Dame.
The mission of the Academy of Notre Dame counseling program is to provide a comprehensive, developmental and inclusive program, which encourages and supports all students in maximizing their academic, personal and career potential. School counselors are professional student advocates who, in partnership with other educators, parents, and community resources, facilitate a support system to ensure academic access and equity regardless of circumstances. School counselors monitor and support all students in their quest to become highly qualified college applicants, who believe it is their duty to contribute positively and honorably to the complex global society of the 21st century.

The counseling department at Notre Dame encourages the following mindsets for all students based on the American School Counselor Association Mindsets and Behaviors for Student Success:
1. Belief in development of whole self, including a healthy balance of mental, social/emotional and physical well-being.
2. Self-confidence in ability to succeed.
3. Sense of belonging in the school environment.
4. Understanding that postsecondary education and life-long learning are necessary for long-term career success.
5. Belief in using abilities to their fullest to achieve high-quality results and outcomes.
6. Positive attitude toward work and learning.