A school counselor is someone...

  • you can talk to when you feel confused
  • you can talk to when you need to share something very special
  • you can talk to when you feel worried.
  • you can talk to you when you feel proud.
  • you can talk to when you feel frightened
  • you can talk to when you feel sad.
  • you can talk to when you feel lonely.

Our Mission

To advocate, provide support, and to increase academic, career, and social emotional development for all students!

The Lowndes Middle School Counseling Program

  • Provides a comprehensive program based on American School Counseling Association (ASCA) National Standards and Georgia State Standards
  • Provides a comprehensive program planned by the counseling department, as well as stakeholders, which focuses on the three broad domains: Academic, Social-Emotional, and College/Career.
  • Provides guidance and encouragement to individual or groups of individuals, as well as challenging and inspiring them creatively in managing and resolving practical, personal, and relationship issues in order to help students achieve goals.
  • Integrates community resources for program delivery.
  • Uses data such as school climate, discipline, needs assessments, attendance, stakeholder evaluations and surveys, along with student pre- and post-lesson evaluations to drive the program development, evaluation, and impact.
  • The Lowndes Middle School Counselors will participate in local, regional, state, and national professional development to improve and maintain a comprehensive school counseling program, as well as follow ethical standards
  • As Professional School Counselors, we work with students on an individual basis, in small groups and in their classrooms. We also attend parent-teacher conferences at the request of the parent/guardian or teacher, as well as Response to Intervention (RTI) and Individual Education Plan (IEP) meetings.

School Counselor Assignments