School Counseling is an essential part of the instructional program assisting students in building a foundation for their learning and success. WPS offers a comprehensive K-12 school counseling program that is an integral part of each school’s total educational program designed to promote the academic, career and personal/social development of all students.
Academic guidance assists students and their parents to acquire knowledge of the curricula choices available to students, to plan a program of studies, to arrange and interpret academic testing, and to seek post-secondary academic opportunities.
Career guidance helps students to acquire information and plan action about work, jobs, apprenticeships, and post-secondary educational and career opportunities.
Personal/Social Counseling assists a student develop an understanding of themselves, the rights and needs of others, how to resolve conflict, and to define individual goals which reflect their interest, abilities and aptitudes.