• The Vision of Broward County Public Schools

    Educating today's students to succeed in tomorrow's world.

    The Mission of Broward County Public Schools

    Educating all students to reach their highest potential.

School Counseling

  • Our Vision

    To provide all students with a district and school family who cares for them and engages them with nurturing relationships to empower lifelong learning and academic success. 

    Our Mission

    To implement a comprehensive school counseling and educational program fostering academic achievement, social & emotional learning, and college, career, & life readiness.

Overview

  • School counselors promote and enhance achievement with an annual comprehensive school counseling plan that ensures every student receives school counseling services. 
     
    School counselors implement a program based on the National Standards for School Counseling programs and the American School Counselor Association (ASCA) National Model.
     
    They also provide resources for staff, students, families and others to ensure that a family-friendly environment is established and ensure that students have access to a safe school climate necessary for academic and social/emotional growth. 

Programs and Services

  • School counselors provide a number of programs and services to help students achieve success and develop life skills in three personal competency areas.

    Academic Success
    From Pre-Kindergarten to grade 12, school counselors support teachers and parent to help students achieve competencies at each grade level. The following are examples: test-taking strategies, study skills, using a planner, getting organized and raising their GPA.
     
    Career Development Success
    School counselors utilize career development lessons and strategies to help students understand the relationship between personal qualities, education and training, and the world of work. Examples of these strategies are: career awareness and exploration, goal setting, high school graduation facts, scholarship opportunities and use of future-planning tools.
     
    Personal and Social Emotional Success
    School counselors work with staff and community to provide support for students, ensuring they are safe and healthy and promoting life skills such as education, character development, social skills, making friends, alternatives to peer pressure and managing stress.

Contact Information

  • School Counseling

    1400 NW 14th Ct

    Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33311

    Phone: 754-321-1675

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    TTL: --

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    Dr. Daniel H. Shapiro

    Director