• Duval County School Counseling Services Beliefs, Vision, and Mission Beliefs

    Vision Statement
    Every student is inspired and prepared for success in college or a career, and life.
    Mission Statement
    It is the mission of Duval County School Counselors to deliver a multi-layered, comprehensive, and accountable school counseling program in which equity, access, and academic success for ALL students is the focus.


    All Students:

    • Have dignity and worth
    • Have diverse traits and unique needs
    • Can achieve to their full potential
    • Have the right to participate in the school counseling program
    • Deserve access to a full-time, state certified, master’s degree-level professional school counselor


    The School Counseling Program:

    • Is consistent with the expected developmental stages of learning
    • Is based on school data, in that, it is evaluated through the lens of school counselors’ stated goals and is related to student competencies
    • Is managed and delivered by highly qualified professional school counselors
    • Is developed in consideration of the special needs and the diverse ethnic, cultural, and racial differences of all students
    • Utilizes the many combined resources within the community


    School Counselors:

    • Are advocates for each student and for the school counseling program
    • Consider all students’ special needs and diverse ethnic, cultural, and racial differences when planning and implementing the school counseling program
    • Manage and evaluate their programs on a regular basis
    • Abide by the American School Counselor Association Ethical Standards for School Counselors