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

Area: 
Programs And Services
Policy Type: 
Statute
Summary: 

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

North Dakota Century Code 15.1-06-19. Counselor positions - Requirement.

  1. Beginning with the 2010-11 school year, each school district must have available one full-time equivalent counselor for every three hundred students in grades seven through twelve.

  2. Up to one-third of the full-time equivalency requirement established in subsection 1 may be met by career advisors.

  3. For purposes of this section, a “career advisor” means an individual who holds a certificate in career development facilitation issued by the department of career and technical education under section 15-20.1-24 or an individual who is provisionally approved by the department of career and technical education under section 15-20.1-25 to serve as a career advisor.

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