The Guidance and Counseling Department leads the elementary and secondary professional school counselors who provide the comprehensive guidance program for the district. In addition the Guidance and Counseling Department oversees School Social Workers who provide a variety services, including resource assistance and consultation to students, families, and campus staff. The Guidance and Counseling Department provides equitable and accessible services for all students and families.
The philosophy of the Goose Creek CISD Guidance Department is to provide a comprehensive school counseling program that promotes and enhances student success. Goose Creek CISD Professional School counselors are proactive educators who facilitate positive academic, career, personal/social and emotional development of students by addressing student issues and concerns and providing interventions which remove barriers, which enables students to focus on learning and academic achievement.
School Counseling Program:
Professional school counselors must provide a systematic, planned approach for helping all students acquire the skills necessary for successful academic, career, social and emotional development. Texas law requires school counselors to deliver guidance lessons and appropriate interventions. Professional school counselors must provide a systematic, planned approach for helping all students acquire the skills necessary for successful academic, career, social and emotional development. The Developmental Guidance and Counseling Program (TEC, 33.005) integrates four key components. Goose Creek CISD counselors follow the TEA 4-Component Model of a Comprehensive, Developmental Guidance and Counseling Program. The four components are: Guidance Curriculum, Responsive Services, Individual Planning, and System Support. The responsibilities of each area are:
School Counseling Services:
The scope of the services provided by the counselors includes:
orientation to new environments
individual and group counseling
referral to outside agencies
other topics and activities as deemed necessary and appropriate
The scope of the services provided by the secondary counselors includes:
placement and scheduling
interpretation of state-mandated assessments
identification of students with special abilities or needs
referrals to outside agencies
other topics and activities as the deemed necessary and appropriate
Parents are encouraged to call the counselor for assistance on any matter concerning the students.
Consolidated Independent School District
4544 Interstate 10 East | Baytown, Texas 77521 | 281.420.4800
P.O. Box 30 | Baytown, Texas 77522 | 281.420.4800
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