Missouri - School Counseling—secondary grade levels (9-12): Programs and Services

Area: 
Programs And Services
Policy Type: 
Regulation
Summary: 

State law requires the provision of school counseling or guidance services in secondary grade levels (9-12).

Missouri Code of State Regulations 5 20-100.255 Missouri School Improvement Program-5 Resource and Process Standards and Indicators

I-6--Guidance and counseling is an essential and fully integrated part of the instructional program.

    1. A district-wide guidance and counseling program has been developed and is fully implemented in every building consistent with the Missouri Comprehensive Guidance and Counseling Program framework.
    1. The K-12 guidance curriculum is in place, integrated into the regular curriculum where appropriate, and is regularly reviewed and revised as part of the district's evaluation plan.
    1. All students, beginning no later than seventh grade, participate in an individual planning process designed to assist in a successful transition to college, technical school, the military, or the workforce.
    1. All students have access to responsive services that assist them in addressing issues and concerns that may affect their academic, career, and personal/social needs.
    1. System support and management activities are in place to ensure full implementation, evaluation, and continued improvement of the district's comprehensive guidance program.
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