Brooks Counseling Department
Welcome to the Brooks Counseling Department webpage.
Our school counseling program's mission is to provide all students with equity and access to a comprehensive data driven school counseling program centered around an engaging curriculum that facilitates long range success and high achievement through student growth in academic, career, and personal social domains; creates an environment in which each student can learn at high levels; and encourages collaboration among students, parents, teachers and local community institutions.
The professional school counselors at Brooks College Prep believe:All students are capable of learning at high levelsAll students have dignity and worthAll students have a right to counseling services and supportsAll students have unique skills, talents and abilitiesAll students can be successful in their post secondary endeavors
The Brooks College Prep comprehensive school counseling program will:Utilize a holistic approach to meeting the academic, social-emotional and post-secondary needs of every studentTake a student centered approach toward goal setting Work as a collaborative team with all stakeholders to achieve program goals Use data to drive work and monitor progress of students and counseling initiativesConsciously address the diverse cultural, ethnic, racial, gender, and sexual identity needs when designing and implementing systemic program protocols
All professional school counselors at Brooks College Prep will:Advocate to the best of our abilities for every single student Provide appropriate resources and supports for all students to be successful in their lifelong pursuits Abide by the American School Counseling Association’s code of ethicsHold a valid Professional Educators License through the Illinois State Board of EducationParticipate in professional development activities to enhance our knowledge, services, and school counseling program
Counseling Department Contact Information and Hours
How Do I Contact My Counselor?
- Request an Appointment:
You might want to talk to your counselor one-on-one, OR our open office hours aren't working for you you can request an appointment.
Complete the 2020-2021 REQUEST FOR COUNSELING APPOINTMENT FORM
Allow your counselor up to 2 School Days to make an appointment with you.
Appointments will be made via google calendar for a google meet.
- Attend Open Office Hours:
Friday 10:00- 1:40
Each counselor should be available via a google meet during these times. Counselors may NOT be available if a student is in crisis. We will attempt to put up an out of office reply if we can't be available.
Students can attend a google meet to speak with his/her counselor during these office hours counselors will use the same meet links every day.
- Send Your Counselor an Email:
You can always send your counselor an email!
Please allow up to 2 School Days to respond to emails.
In your email please clearly explain what it is you need from us. This will help us to avoid a lot of back and forth, and we will probably be able to respond with an answer more quickly.
See Counselor Emails ABOVE
Counseling Office Schedule
Student Academic, SEL, and Postsecondary Supports
Grade Level Resources
Student Course Planning and Enrichment
Here you will find: course catalog, off-campus programs, and course selection.