• Rogers High School’s Comprehensive Guidance Mission Statement

    The MISSION of Roger’s High Schools Guidance Program in partnership with parents, community, and educational personnel is to ensure that all students will develop competencies in academic achievement and educational planning, career/occupational exploration and planning, leisure, and personal/social development in order to contribute to a rapidly changing world. 


    Rogers High School’s Comprehensive Guidance Statement of Philosophy

    The counselors at Rogers High School grades 9-12 believe that: 

    • All students have the right to be served by the guidance program which shall have appropriate staffing resources at every level.
    • All students should have access to; a school counselor to address personal, social, academic and career issues for career and educational planning.
    • All students will be presented the opportunities to make choices within the educational system.
    • Students and faculty shall be encouraged to recognize and appreciate the unique contributions from our diverse school community.
    • The Guidance Program shall be:
    Evaluated on stated goals and to related student competencies.
     
    Planned and coordinated by the counseling staff

    Implemented by the counselors, teachers, students, parents, and community members

    Managed by certified guidance counselors

    • Guidance Program services shall be available to local community members as resources allow.
    • The student, with the assistance of school professional staff, and parent are primarily responsible for monitoring the student’s educational progress.
    • An ongoing review and revision of the Guidance Program by counselors is necessary to maintain a quality Guidance Program.
    • Students shall have access to a counselor with whom they may discuss guidance concerns with confidentiality maintained according to the ethical standards.
    • The professional mandates and guidelines proposed by the American School Counselor Association (ASCA) shall constitute minimal standards for the Guidance Program (see ASCA’s Ethical Standards and Standards for Professional School Counselors at www.schoolcounselor.org)
    • There will be a mandatory ongoing program for counselor competency renewal.