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The Pulaski County Special School District School Counseling Department provides leadership in the development and implementation of a comprehensive school counseling program in 25 elementary and secondary schools. Thirty-two counselors serve students in grades K -12 in the areas of academic, social/emotional, and college/career readiness. The school counseling program focuses on providing services and activities that target positive student outcomes. These activities range from

  • preventive classroom guidance activities

  • individual and group counseling

  • referrals to community agencies

  • consultation with teachers, parents, administrators, and community leaders

  • crisis intervention

  • assessment interpretation

The mission of the PCSSD counselors is to provide a proactive, data-driven program that serves the needs of all stakeholders. PCSSD counselors believe:

  • All students should have access to a comprehensive school counseling program in a safe and inclusive environment.

  • All students can learn and be successful.

  • All students have the ability to adapt to an ever-changing technological society