Illinois - School Counseling—elementary grade levels (K-8): Programs and Services

Area: 
Programs And Services
Policy Type: 
Statute
Summary: 

State law encourages the provision of school counseling or guidance services in elementary grade levels (K-8).

Illinois Compiled Statutes 5-34-18. Powers of the board.

  1. The board is encouraged to employ a sufficient number of certified school counselors to maintain a student/counselor ratio of 250 to 1 by July 1, 1990. Each counselor shall spend at least 75% of his work time in direct contact with students and shall maintain a record of such time;
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