Mission & Vision
Our Mission: Prepare all students for their future by providing a comprehensive school counseling program which includes: personalized responsive services to support immediate needs, engaging social-emotional learning to equip students to face life’s challenges, and relevant academic planning to empower students to achieve life-long personal and career goals.
Our Vision: Serve as advocates for all students, equipping every student with skills to enable them to reach their highest potential in a diverse society.
To provide support to all students through the implementation of the three pillars of Counseling Services:
- College & Career
- Social & Emotional
The School Counseling Program is an integral part of the total education program for Springfield Public Schools. The program follows the Missouri Comprehensive School Counseling Program Model guidelines set forth by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. The school counseling program is developmental by design and includes sequential activities organized and implemented by certified school counselors with the support of teachers, administrators, students, and parents. The district’s school counseling program includes curriculum, individual planning, responsive services, and system support.
Learn more about the role of a school counselor by watching this short video.