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MMHS School Counseling Program Beliefs

 

  1. All students can be successful and meet high standards that will lead to high academic achievement, and college and career readiness
  2. All students’ career development can be addressed through college and career exploration activities and counseling services
  3. Students’ personal/social development can be addressed through a comprehensive school counseling program
  4. Students’ developmental needs are met through a comprehensive school counseling program that is implemented by professionally licensed school counselors who advocate for each student to have access to rigorous, high standards-based education and supported by collaboration between students, families, school faculty and staff, and community-based organizations
  5. Professionally licensed school counselors deliver and manage a comprehensive school counseling program that contributes to and maximizes the total education plan for each student
  6. ASCA aligned school counselors design and evaluate a data-driven comprehensive school counseling program using data from school, district, state, and national sources
  7. Applying the ASCA and ACA standards to a comprehensive school counseling program means schools counselors make decisions and promote student development based on ethical standards
  8. Professionally licensed school counselors serve various roles to maximize student achievement and potential including:
    • Advocate
    • Collaborator 
    • Consultant
    • Data Analyst

Our Vision

 

The students at Mira Mesa High School are motivated learners who will graduate college and career ready, prepared as meaningful communicators and solution seekers in the 21st century. All students will receive comprehensive and equitable school counseling services as a required part of the students' total educational program in order to support the development of social/emotional health, academic achievement, and college and career readiness skills. As lifelong learners and helpful citizens, our students are empowered to become ethical, respectful, and self-disciplined, ready to achieve their full potential and contribute to a diverse school, community, and world.

 

Our Mission

The Mira Mesa High School counseling department will provide a safe, welcoming, and engaging school environment for all students through the implementation of a comprehensive school counseling program that addresses students’ academic, personal/social, and college and career readiness needs. In collaboration with all stake holders including students, families, teachers, administrators, and the community, we will implement a program that advocates for each student’s best interests, helping each student access a rigorous education and engaging them in their own learning. We will use a comprehensive school counseling program to maximize each student’s potential success and help students develop into motivated and meaning driven solution seekers. 
 
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