• A Professional School Counselor is available at Goodman Elementary School to provide a Comprehensive Developmental Guidance Program and services for all students in the areas of:

    • Guidance Curriculum - an effort to help students develop competence in essential life skills
    • Responsive Services - provides intervention for immediate personal/social/emotional concerns
    • Individual Planning - provides guidance to help students plan, monitor, and manage their personal, educational and career goals, and facilitate transition activities for post-secondary education and/or training
    • System Support - support campus staff, parents, and the community to promote the educational, career, personal, and social development of students, as well as the Developmental Guidance Program                                   

    Benefits of a Comprehensive Developmental Guidance Program  

    Benefits for Students

    * Improves academic performance and success

    * Develops decision-making and problem-solving skills

    * Improves social and emotional development

    * Promotes career exploration and development

    * Broadens the student’s knowledge of the changing world


    Benefits for Parents

    * Provides support for parents regarding their child’s educational development

    * Involves parents in their child’s educational development and long-range planning

    * Increases parent/school communication

    * Increases knowledge of the assistance parents and students can receive from the counselor and school


    Benefits for the School

    * Promotes a program responsive to the students’ and school’s needs

    * Encourages positive & supportive working relationships

    * Enhances the role of the counselor as a resource person

    * Links to school & community resources

    (Info. courtesy FBISD Devel. Guidance and Counseling Program)