Bucks County Technical High School

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Kaitlyn Fala Jesse Rich Lisa McWilliams Angela Ponist

(A-EL) (ELL-Lid) (Lie-Ras) (Rat-Z)

kfala@bcths.com jrich@bcths.com lmcwilliams@bcths.com aponist@bcths.com

Ext. 2179 Ext. 2114 Ext. 2594 Ext. 2163

Tammy Wood-Moghal, Supervisor of Student Services

twood@bcths.com 215.949-1700 ext. 2977

Samantha Meade, Administrative Assistant

smeade@bcths.com 215.949.1700 ext. 2976


"Inspiring every child to be a person of character"

Honest.Compassionate.Responsible.Curious.Fair.Respectful

Our Mission

In accordance with the American School Counselor Association’s National Standards, the Bucks County Technical High School Strategic Plan, and the Pennsylvania Academic Standards for Career, Education and Work, and in cooperation with administration, staff, parents, and the community, it is the mission of the Bucks County Technical High School guidance program to promote a positive climate for student learning through Academic, Career/Technical and Personal/Social student development.


What is school Counseling?


SCHOOL COUNSELOR’S ROLE:

School counselors are vital members of the education team and maximize student success by helping all students:

• apply academic achievement strategies

• manage emotions and apply interpersonal skills

• plan for postsecondary options (higher education, military, work force)

Duties include providing:

• individual student academic planning and goal setting

• school counseling classroom lessons based on student success standards

• short-term counseling to students

• referrals for long-term support

• collaboration with families/teachers/ administrators/community for student success

• advocacy for students at individual education plan meetings and other student-focused meetings

• data analysis to identify student issues, needs and challenges

Visit the American School Counselors Association homepage to learn more.