School Counseling Services
There are certified, professional school counselors in each elementary, middle, and high school within MCPS.
Find out about the roles of school-based counselors and get answers to frequently asked questions about:
About School-Based Counselors
Professional school counselors are leaders who advocate, collaborate, and facilitate individual and system change to ensure every student has the knowledge and skills necessary for academic success and personal growth. Learn more about school-based counseling here.
About the School Counseling Services Unit
The School Counseling Services Unit works to promote the academic success and personal growth of every student through:
- supporting the implementation of the MCPS Comprehensive School Counseling Program
- providing staff development, consultation, and resources that enhance the knowledge and skills of school counselors
- collaborating with other MCPS departments, higher education, and community agencies
- providing education and outreach to parents and other community members
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