A School Counselor is a member of the education team, and is someone who gives valuable assistance to students,
helping them with their academic goals, their social and personal development, and with their career development.
They work in public or private elementary schools, middle schools, and high schools.
School Counselors as a whole may perform a large list of duties, some of which includes to counseling students with
disciplinary issues, giving suggestions to teachers, helping students with academic planning and providing
interpretation to a student's record. They Help students understand and overcome social or behavioral problems
through individual and group counseling. And also set realistic academic and career goals and develop a plan to achieve
them. School Counselor Work with students to develop skills such as organization, time management, and effective
study habits. They Evaluate students’ abilities and interests through aptitude assessments and interviews and Develop
strategies with teachers, administrators, and parents to help students succeed. Teaching classes on topics such as
bullying, drug abuse, and planning for college or careers after graduation and Identify and report possible cases of
neglect or abuse are also included in duties of school counselor.
School Counselors assist students at all levels, from elementary school to college. They act as advocates for students
well-being, and as valuable resources for their educational advancement.
School counselors work in private and public schools at every level. They often have private offices so that they can
have confidential conversations with students. School counselors generally work full time and have summers off
when school is not in session.