DCSD Counseling Vision Statement:
The Denison CSD Counseling Department will empower students to be independent and productive members of a diverse and ever-changing world. Students will be well prepared to meet the challenges and high expectations of the 21st century.
DCSD Counseling Mission Statement:
The mission of the Denison CSD Counseling Department is to provide a comprehensive school counseling program to address the personal/social, academic, and postsecondary needs of all students. School counselors collaborate with stakeholders to prepare students to develop successful relationships, be competent problem-solvers, and develop critical thinking skills in a technological, diverse, and global society.
DCSD Counseling Belief Statements:
Every student is a unique individual who deserves to feel safe, engaged, and connected at school through a caring relationship with an adult.
Every student can learn, and every student can succeed.
Every student should have access to and an opportunity for a high-quality education.
Every student should graduate from high school prepared for postsecondary opportunities.
Every student should have access to a comprehensive school counseling program that promotes and enhances academic, career, and social/emotional outcomes.
Character development is essential for students to reason, act in an ethical manner, and be a responsible citizen.
Effective school counseling is a collaborative process involving school counselors, students, families, teachers, administrators, other school staff and education stakeholders.
School counselors are leaders and student advocates in the school, district, and state.