Grades 9-12 Counseling Program Scope and Sequence

Grade 8

  • Grade 8 Parent Night: January
  • Grade 8 transition meetings: March-June

Grade 9

  • Freshman “Meet your Counselor” large group session: September
  • Freshman Parent Night: September
  • Individual freshman meetings: September-November

Grade 10

  • Career exploration inventories: May

Grade 11

  • Individual junior meetings-Post-secondary planning: March-June
  • Junior Parent Night: March

Grade 12

  • College application process: March
  • Developing support plans for non-graduates: June-August
  • Diploma types/Graduation report: June
  • Graduation ceremony and rehearsal: June
  • Individual senior meetings: July-January
  • Intervention for seniors at risk of not graduating: November-June
  • National Merit Scholarship program: September-October
  • NYS Scholarships of Excellence applications: November-January
  • Scholarships and awards night oversight: January-May
  • Senior exit survey: May-June
  • Senior Parent Night: September
  • Senior Seminar and Celebration: September
  • Writing recommendation letters: September-February

Grades 7-12

  • Community resources program for students with disabilities: April

Grades 9-11

  • Developing support plans for early graduates: September-June

Grades 9-12

  • A Better Chance (ABC) program oversight: September-June
  • Administrator/Counselor quarterly meetings: September-June
  • Alternative program referrals and coordination: September-June
  • Attendance monitoring, intervention and counseling: September-June
  • Career and college planning: September-June
  • Community Career Internship Program: January-May
  • Consultation and collaboration with mental health providers: September-June
  • Coordination with Family School Liaison: September-June
  • Counseling department meetings: September-June
  • Crisis intervention/Response services:September-June
  • DASA referral responses: September-June
  • FM Zen: September-June
  • Four-year plan development: August-June
  • Holiday help: November-December
  • Home visits: September-June
  • Identifying and supporting at-risk students: September-June
  • Individual counseling – Academic/Social/Emotional: September-June
  • Mental health/Suicide awareness and training for staff: September-June
  • New student and grade 9 tours: August
  • New student orientation: August
  • New Student registration meetings: September-June
  • New Student/Transfers tours, hosts and shadowing: September-June
  • Parent communication: September-June
  • Parent conferences: September-June
  • PPS/CSE meetings: September-June
  • Referrals to and coordination with outside agencies: September-June
  • Scheduling/academic planning for next year: January-June
  • Special education (IEP/504)-Annual reviews: March-June
  • Summer school registration: June-July
  • Technology-Research and provide best technology resources: September-June
  • Testing (SAT, ACT, PSAT, etc.): August-June
  • Therapy dog program: September-June
  • Wellness Day: January

Grades 10-11

  • ACCESS student/program support: September-June
  • College Information program-PSAT morning: October
  • The Admission Game – Peter Van Buskirk: November

Grades 10-12

  • National College Fair: March

Grades 11-12

  • College information sessions in Career Center: September-December
  • Eastside College Night: October
  • Financial Aid Night: September
  • Foreign exchange student coordination/advisement: August-June
  • Graduation eligibility: September-June
  • NCAA eligibility review and verification: September-June

Not grade specific

  • Academic department liaison: September-June
  • College campus visits for counselors: September-June
  • Professional development-Ongoing learning on best practices: September-June
  • Representation on building and district committees and initiatives: September-June