School Counseling

Vision and Mission Statements

School Counseling Vision Statement

The vision of the Chatham County Schools Counseling Program is to graduate globally competitive, well-rounded students by providing a comprehensive school counseling program to assist students in acquiring the mindset and behaviors, cognitive, career and social-emotional standards needed to become successful citizens in a diverse environment in the 21st century.


School Mission Statement

By the year 2020, Margaret B. Pollard Middle School will effectively utilize technological, local and building resources on a daily basis to enhance the educational experience of students, faculty and staff. All students will enter high school within three years with academic skills at or above their grade level as a strong understanding of their own role in contributing to an eco-friendly, caring and global community

What does a School Counselor do?

School Counselors can help with:

  • Academic Progress
  • Social and Emotional Development
  • Health concerns
  • Section 504 Committee Chair
  • Career and College Planning
  • High School Registration and Transition
  • Elementary Transition
  • AVID, Upward Bound
  • Applications to academic and specialized programs
  • New student transition
  • Referrals to Community and Professional agencies and specialists