The Guidance and Counseling Department includes over 240 school counselors, 4 Licensed Professional Counselors, 1 Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor and 14 Youth Service Specialists (social workers). School counselors provide a comprehensive developmental guidance program with age-appropriate support to students at all levels. School counselors are an integral part of the total school program and help promote student success in school, and in life, by focusing their efforts on students academic achievement, personal/social growth, and college/career development. They work collaboratively with many departments in order to provide prevention, intervention and follow-up services for students, families and staff.
The Guidance and Counseling Department provides support and resources during a campus crisis and works in conjunction with principals and the HR department to staff school counselors at all campuses.
The Guidance and Counseling Department also provides the following services:
Franklin D. Sampson
Director Guidance & Counseling
Secretary to Franklin D. Sampson
Coordinator for Elementary Guidance and Counseling
Coordinator for Middle School Guidance and Counseling
Mary Lou Rodriguez
Secretary to Mary Hestand & Angela Williams-Thomas
Coordinator for High School Guidance and Counseling
Secretary to Angela Rhymes