We believe...
    • We believe that all students have the ability to achieve academic excellence by holding the driver’s seat and taking an active role in the learning experience.
    • We believe that all students have the ability to acquire and uphold characteristics of the three Rs – ready, respectful, and responsible – as a tool for life success.
    • We believe that collaboration with families, community individuals, and stakeholders promotes best practices for students.
    • We believe that the school counseling program can provide access for a safe school environment where students can experience personal growth, develop strong foundational beliefs, and reach their maximum potential.
    • We believe that we have the ability to provide equitable opportunities and safeguard the rights of all students regardless of age, race, color, ethnicity, religious preference, disability, sexual identity and orientation, gender identity and expression, or any other characteristic protected under the law.
    • We believe that being accountable for meeting students’ socio-emotional needs, managing time effectively, safeguarding academic success, and promoting college/career readiness are all part of a comprehensive school counseling program.
    • We believe in the delivery of core curriculum lessons, conducting small groups, meeting students individually, and implementing systemic programs in effort to remove barriers to learning.
    • We believe that our curriculum should aligned with IB MYP, Georgia Core Curriculum, and standards from the American School Counselor Association.
    • We believe that a comprehensive school counseling program should utilize data to drive programs that close the achievement gap and render positive changes for the future.
    • We believe that school counselors should adhere to ethical standards outlined by the Marietta City Schools district, Georgia Professional Standards Commission, and the American School Counselor Association.