Counseling & Career Center

Welcome to the PHS Counseling Department page!

Mission Statement

As professional school counselors, our mission is to offer academic, personal/social, and career counseling for all students. Our goal is to help students become lifelong learners and responsible, productive citizens.

THE ROLE OF THE SCHOOL COUNSELOR

  • School counselors are actively committed to helping students explore their abilities, strengths, interests and talents as these traits relate to career awareness and development.
  • School counselors help parents focus on ways to further the education, personal and social growth of students.
  • School counselors work with teachers and other educators to help students explore their potential and set realistic goals for themselves.
  • School counselors seek to identify and utilize community resources that can enhance and compliment comprehensive school counseling programs and help students become productive members of society.
  • Comprehensive school counseling programs are considered an integral part of the educational process that enables all students to achieve success in school.