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Guidance Office

What does a counselor do?

  • Talks with students individually and in groups.

  • Gains understanding of your child's behavior through observation and participation in the classroom to help identify their needs.

  • Intervenes with potential dropouts.

  • Helps students relate to others.

  • Provides counsel to teachers and parents so that they can better help their children and students.

  • Helps parents find and make better use of community resources.

  • Identify student abilities, achievement, interests, and needs.

  • Utilize other school specialists to aid students in their growing process.

  • Coordinates referrals to outside agencies.

  • Hosts and facilitate parent discussion groups.

  • Helps with school, college, job, career, and personal plans.

  • Participates in curriculum development.

Guidance Staff

Samantha Williams - Counselor

Ashlee Heeman - DMHS

Tonya Branch - DMHS