The vision of the counseling department at Skyland Elementary School is that all students are equipped with the knowledge, attitudes, and skills that promote confident, self-directed, and successful citizens. They contribute their strengths and talents to positively impact the world.
The mission of the Skyland Elementary School Counseling Department is to provide all students equitable access to a comprehensive and developmentally appropriate school counseling program. Students will focus on their academic, career, and social/emotional growth in order to promote their overall well-being. The school counselor will advocate for the needs of each and every student to be met so that they are equipped with the knowledge and skills to become successful lifelong learners. Through collaboration with school stakeholders, the school counselor will ensure all students will be prepared to utilize their strengths and talents to achieve excellence as productive community members.
*Every student can learn. Every student can succeed.
*Every student should have access to and receive a high-quality education.
*All students should be treated with respect no matter their race, ethnicity, culture, gender, religion, etc.
*Every student should have access to a school counseling program.
*School counseling programs promote and enhance student academic, career, and social/emotional outcomes.
*School counselors are leaders in the school, district, state, and nation.