Presentation on theme: "Presented By: Melissa A. Sherman, MA North Middle School, School Counselor Cathy Grewe, MA Jackson Middle School, School Counselor."— Presentation transcript:
Presented By: Melissa A. Sherman, MA North Middle School, School Counselor Cathy Grewe, MA Jackson Middle School, School Counselor
Agenda: WV School Counseling Model Work Plan Program Audit Standard Element Goals WV School Counseling Standards
Standard Element Goal * Student Impact Goal * Program Goal Additional Goals * Goals are required for new evaluation system
WORK PLAN FORM ◦ Program Growth Goal (based on Program audit) ◦ Standard Element Goal (based on self reflection using element rubrics) ◦ Student Impact Goal (using results of Student Impact Goal form) ◦ Any other goal related to SCP (Transfer all goals to the Annual Work Plan Template.) Set a minimum of three goals:
GOALS I. School Safety/No Bullying Domain: Personal Social WV Counselor Perf Standards: Standard 2 Function 2C To decrease bullying incidents by at least 5% and increase student perception of teacher/administrative support of students who are bullied by at least 5%. II. Achievement/Closing the Gap Domain: Academic WV Counselor Perf Standards: Standard 2 Functions 2E&F To increase the GPA of 6 th grade students who had a 2.0 or less GPA in grade 5 by at least 15%. III. Eighth Grade Academic and Career Planning Domain: Academic and Career WV Counselor Perf Standards: Standard 2 Function G To decrease the anxiety and increase the confidence level of 8 th grade students as they prepare for high school by at least 20%.
Standard 1: Program Planning, Design and Management Standard 2: Program Delivery Standard 3: Data Driven Accountability and Program Evaluation Standard 4: Leadership and Advocacy Standard 5: Professional Growth and Responsibilities
Common Language that describes what a counselor needs to know and be able to do Parameters for the essential knowledge, skills and dispositions that WV School Counselors are to possess Self-Reflection tools for counselors to evaluate their alignment with the standards and best practices Guide for professional development Framework for a School Counselor performance assessment (evaluation system) Road Map for continuous improvement
Sharing Program Practices Sharing Program Activities Sharing Program Resources Additional Resources
School Wide Student Needs Assessment Group Interest Survey Olweus Survey
STUDENT SURVEY - HOW DO YOU FEEL ABOUT……. 1. Indicate on the scale below your overall feelings about your experience as a new student at Jackson Middle School: (Circle the number that best fits for you.) Very Difficult Somewhat difficult Just OKNot Bad Good Great 2. What has been the most difficult for you? 3. What has been the most enjoyable part of being in middle school? 4. If you needed help with something to make middle school easier for you, what would it be? 5. Are you having problems that make coming to school difficult for you? No ______ Yes _____ 6. Are you having problems with any personal issues that may be affecting your schoolwork? Yes _______ No ________ 7. On a scale of one to five, how well do you feel accepted by your peers at Jackson Middle School? 8..How well do you feel “at home” at Jackson?
James Rumsey Technical Institute Career Van visits each middle school in our Tri-State area every year. Each 8 th Grade student has the opportunity to explore programs available at the JRTI. Many students were able to revisit the Career Van multiple visits exploring their programs.
Spirit Week-Themed dress up days Can Food Drive- Coordinated by the NMS Friends and Rachel Group Student Mock Voting Polls- Students voted to remain Drug and Alcohol Free Community Fair- Community Representatives set up displays and distributed their information to our students ◦ Martinsburg High School RAZE students performed a skit to encourage the Drug Free Lifestyle to each grade level during the student’s visit to the community fair
All 8 th Grade Students were introduced to the Berkeley County JROTC program Students watched an informational video Students were able to ask the JROTC students questions about the program
All 8 th Grade students will complete their high school schedules with their high school counselors in December.
6 th Grade Girls Group- “Savaging Sisterhood” 7 th Grade Girls Group- “The Me I See”-Self Reflection 8 th Grade Girls Group- “Growing Great Girls”- Self Awareness
6 th Grade Career Café in April 7 th Grade- Get-A-Life Program-April 26 th Guidance Lessons for April Honor Roll/Perfect Attendance Pool Party in May STAR Reward Assembly-May F.O.R. Service Projects: ◦ Read to elementary students ◦ Tea for Teachers in May
1. https://wvde.state.wv.us/elgg/ https://wvde.state.wv.us/elgg/ 2. Go to: 3. WVDE Website 4. TOOLS 5. Get a WebTop and register Or go to 1. WebTop then WebTop Communities and sign in 2. Register as a new member for SIG School Counselors
School Counseling Website Protocols LINKS Program LINKS NetWorth lessons.html NetsSmart – aligned with school counseling standards Group Guidance Lessons Guidance Curriculum curriculum.html
Melissa A. Sherman, MA North Middle School, School Counselor (304) Jackson Middle School, Cathy Grewe Jackson Middle School, School Counselor