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Welcome to Cornelius Counseling

School Counseling

At-A-Glance


Level

# of Counselors in 2019

# of Counselors in 2021

6 Elementary School Counselors (PreK-4)

6

9.5

1 Upper Elementary School Counselors (5-6)

2

3

1 Middle School Counselors (7-8)

2

3

1 High School Counselors (9-12)

5

6

1 Alternative High School(9-12)

0

1



High points as a School Counselor in FGSD:


  • Comprehensive School Counseling Program(ASCA, OSCA) endorsed and highly supported by the Forest Grove School District
  • Competitive salary schedule(on back)
  • School Counselor to student ratio is approximately 250:1
  • School Counseling Mentorship Program for new counselors
  • Meet monthly with District Counselors PreK-12
  • Meet monthly by level(PreK-6 & 7-12)
  • A focus on equity with decisions made for our students & families
  • Adopted school counseling curriculum
  • Work closely with District Office personnel to augment existing and developing programs/systems
  • Opportunities for leadership at the building and district level
  • District funds available for tuition reimbursement or conferences annually
  • Behavioral Health & Wellness teams that involve School Counselors
  • Work as a “team of School Counselors” to meet the needs of every student

Human Resource Office

503/359-2414

jshields@fgsd.k12.or.us