What We Do

Hanover School Counselors Logo - Foundation, Delivery, Management, Accountability. What's best for studentsWe offer counseling services to all students—both individually and in groups—and design these services to address the academic, social, emotional, and developmental needs of our students.

Program Goals

At Oak Knoll Middle School, we work with every student to develop goals for a successful future and map out a path to make their goals a reality. We invite you to preview our services on our Counseling pages. Hanover County Public Schools adheres to the American School Counselor Association National Model, which is a framework for a comprehensive, data-driven school counseling program. School counselors serve to assist students with course selections, to meet with and counsel individuals or groups of students to help them overcome obstacles to learning and personal growth, to provide career information, and to guide in planning for a prospective career and further education. School counselors also serve as a liaison between the school and the home and provide parents with information on the student’s progress in school.

Guidance

Counselors coordinate a variety of special programs, including registration, peer helper, and conflict mediation programs, as well as long-term educational program planning. Counselors also offer career guidance and help students hone their decision-making skills for the future.

Parent Consultation

An important part of the school counselor’s role is consultation. Counselors are available to consult with parents, faculty, and community agencies in order to best meet the individual needs of all students.

Classroom Lessons

In order to provide students with real-world application, our counselors conduct a variety of classroom guidance lessons throughout the year. These lessons include topics such as study skills, career exploration, decision-making skills, and future educational planning.

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