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Career & Technical Education (CTE) » Counseling Services

Counseling Services

 
 
CTE/Career Counselors:
• Are highly qualified counseling professionals.
• Possess and maintain a valid California Pupil Personnel Service Credential.
• Participate in on-going professional growth activities to promote excellence in the field of counseling.
• Support the National Standards for School Counseling Programs developed by the American School Counseling Association.

Counseling Services

STUDENT SERVICES

GOAL: To provide futures planning, career counseling and job acquisition skills for ALL students by:

  • Providing career guidance counseling to students within an individual or group school setting.
  • Serving as a resource for student educational planning, career and life skills decision-making.
  • Encouraging students to develop and enhance effective interpersonal communication skills and problem solving strategies.
  •  Screening students for appropriate program placement.
  •  Working with web based college and career planning tools such as: Naviance and Career Cruising.
  •  Utilizing career resources such as current labor market information and community based job information.
  • Providing work preparation and job retention assistance, including resume writing, interviewing skills, applications, and networking strategies.
  • Assisting students in locating internships,  job shadowing experiences, mentors, and specialized scholarship information.

STAFF SUPPORT

GOAL: To assist ALL staff and instructors in the career development process by:

  • Supporting the school site guidance and  counseling goals.
  • Serving as a resource person for career guidance counseling to site counselors, classroom teachers, and CTE instructors.
  • Providing specialized  career-related workshops to groups of students or staff upon request.
  • Meeting with school and district personnel to ensure that CTE activities are supportive and consistent with the total educational program of the host school and local partners.
  • Assisting in the development of promotional activities, distributing course material, and implementing CTE program support services.

COMMUNITY CONNECTIONS

GOAL:  Promote a positive image of CTE within the school, district and community by:

  • Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with local partners.
  • Distributing informational materials that reflect the mission of CTE.
  • Assisting with career and college fairs, open house, and back-to-school nights.
  • Supporting student achievement by attending community events.
  • Assisting with transitions to post-secondary options, including community colleges, 4-year universities, career-technical schools, military, or the workforce.
  • Actively developing new programs based on community needs and student interests.
  • Cooperating with School-to-Career goals by creating business partnerships for job shadowing, internships, mentoring, career speakers, and employment.
  • Providing community members with qualified, trained employees.
  • Inviting local partners to participate in advisory committees.
  •  Participating in community-based organizations (i.e. Chamber of Commerce, Industry Education Council, PSTA, etc.)
  • Maintaining our commitment to work-based learning for students through the use of paid or unpaid community placements.
  • Arranging field trips to enhance certain class experiences or curriculum.
 

ALL CTE COUNSELORS:

  • Are highly qualified counseling professionals.
  • Possess and maintain a valid California Pupil Personnel Service Credential.
  • Participate in on-going professional growth activities to promote excellence in the field of counseling.
  • Support the National Standards for School Counseling Programs developed by the American School Counseling Association.
Counseling brochure in PDF is available below for printing or viewing!!