Program Philosophy
The Greenway School District 5-12 School Counseling Program is a comprehensive and collaborative approach that includes students, families, community and professional staff. The program supports the District’s mission as it promotes access and equity for all students. School Counseling in Greenway is designed to facilitate each student’s educational, career, and social and personal development. School Counseling services are developmental in nature and are recognized as an integral part of the total educational program. As a member of school-based teams, the counselor fosters self-awareness and encourages students to be effective problem solvers who demonstrate respect, work ethically and contribute to society in a meaningful way.


Program Goals

Program goals are organized in three developmental domains and are aligned with those of the American School Counseling Association.


Academic Goals

1. To help students understand themselves as learners and encourage them to develop skills that will enable them to reach their academic potential.

2. To utilize a variety of measures to assess student academic performance.

3. To identify factors that impact learning and determine a course of action to provide appropriate support.

Career Goals

1. To help students choose and advance in a program that will enable them to reach their future academic and career goals.

2. To provide students with the opportunity to assess personal interests and aptitudes in relation to career interest.

3. To help students discover the world of work through various career resources and exposure to a broad spectrum of careers.


1. To assist students to develop positive interpersonal relationship skills involving respect for diversity and cultural competence.
2. To assist students to be aware of one’s beliefs and interests and to develop a positive self-image.
3. To assist students in developing resiliency and effective coping skills.
4. To assist students to develop appropriate problem-solving and decision making skills to resolve conflicts and to accept responsibility for their choices.

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