CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS HIGH SCHOOL
SCHOOL COUNSELING DEPARTMENT
925 ASTOR AVENUE, BRONX, NY 10469
MRS. LISA FUENTES, PRINCIPAL
                                        






ACADEMY COUNSELORS:

 JUSTICE      EQUALITY       
 LIBERTY        UNITY         
 MS. GERSH PEREZ                    
                               
 MS. RUKAJ                              
 MS. GRALNICK   
 MR. WELLANSKY
ROOM 232   
ROOM 230      
ROOM 226                                 
ROOM 230                                    

COLLEGE COUNSELOR:  MS. EISENBERG    ROOM 330






MISSION STATEMENT

 
As a vital part of the total educational program, the mission of the Christopher Columbus High School school counseling program is to strongly advocate for the overall success of all students in the areas of academic, career and social/personal development.  In collaboration with staff,
parents and the local community, the Christopher Columbus High School school counselor program will empower students with the necessary resources to be capable and compassionate learners while being valuable and contributing citizens in our diverse global world.

 
La misión del programa de orientación de la escuela Christopher Columbus High School es abogar por el éxito total de los estudiantes tanto en lo académico como en su desarrollo social y personal.

En colaboración con el personal de la escuela, los padres y la comunida, el programa de orientación de la escuela Christopher Columbus High School asistirá a los estudiantes con diversos recursos para fomentar su aprendizaje y lograr crear  ciudadanos valiosos que contribuirán a mejorar nuestra sociedad.



PHILOSOPHY


Christopher Columbus High School school counselors believe each student is a unique individual encompassing specific needs and talents.  We understand the importance of positive growth through supporting the individual in the areas of academics, social/emotional issues and career/college planning.  We believe the school counseling program is a crucial part in planning and implenting programs that help meet the needs of all our students.



BELIEFS

To best implement the School Counseling Program in Christopher Columbus High School, the school counselors are committed to the following:

  •  We believe that each student is unique and has the ability to be successful through strong support and collaboration among staff, parents and community members.
  •  We have a responsibility to provide our culturally diverse population with services that are accessible to all.
  •  Our program is aligned with local, state, and national standards and policies, and is designed to meet the academic, career and personal/social needs of each student
  •  All counselors abide by the professional ethics of guidance as advocated by the American School Counselor Association.  To view the ASCA Code of Ethics, click on the links below:



Click on the links below to learn more about CCHS:
   
COLUMBUSBROCHURE2(2)-1.pdf


http://schools.nyc.gov/SchoolPortals/11/X415/AboutUs/Statistics/default.htm
Columbus High School's annual report card












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