The American School Counselor Association recommends a counselor to student ratio of 250:1. Imagine what SUHi school counselors could do with their students if they had that kind of ratio. Instead they work hard every day with a ratio much closer to 360:1 Your SUHi School Counselors do their best to work for your students every day. Please take a moment to recognize them with a simple thank you or kind word this week.
In her final speech as FLOTUS, Michelle Obama stood, flanked by 50 school counselors, to recognize the 2017 School Counselor of the Year. She heralded School Counselors as "heroes" who help guide students nationwide to prosperous futures. Her message, found here, gives credit to educators, especially school counselors, in preparing our students for their future.
The theme for National School Counseling Week 2017 is “Helping Students Realize Their Potential.”
Here is Mrs. Chavez-Casas, school counselor, sharing how she can help YOU reach your potential.