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CALENDAR OF COUNSELING PROGRAMMING

 

HOOVER COUNSELING CALENDAR

Click through the calendar to the left to find the schedule and details for our upcoming lessons, events, and programs!

 

COUNSELING ACTIVITIES BY MONTH

This list presents the general scope and sequence of our activities for the current school year. 
It is only meant as an informational guide and is subject to change!

YEAR-ROUND ACTIVITIES

  • Individual counseling

  • Group counseling

  • Lunch bunches

  • Social groups

  • Academic support

  • Lesson planning

  • Manage Virtual Wellness resources

  • Attendance monitoring

  • Data monitoring

  • Mediations

  • Crisis response & intervention

  • IEP, EMT, 504 meetings/referrals

  • Classroom observations

  • Professional development and trainings

  • Consultation

  • BeWell 365 activities

  • Chaperoning field trips

  • Enroll and orient new students

AUGUST

  • Prepare and present articulation sheet for teachers

  • Plan and implement "mini-day" (orientation)

  • Design needs survey(s)

  • Revise schedules as needed

  • Plan and send invites for Advisory Council

SEPTEMBER

  • Administer student needs survey to all Hoover students

  • Analyze data from needs survey and use to inform program planning

  • Revise schedules as needed

  • Counselor introduction

  • Counselor role presentation to staff

  • Getting to know students through hallway/lunch/activity presence

  • Begin New-to-Hoover groups

  • Update website with high school choice information

  • Administering/proctoring MAP testing (Fall session)

OCTOBER

  • MCPS Mental Health Month

  • 1st Advisory Council meeting

  • Personal Body Safety Lesson classroom instruction

  • Gather data for individual academic/attendance interventions

  • Begin individual academic/attendance interventions

  • Classroom instruction on high school choice (8th grade)

NOVEMBER

  • Mental Health Awareness Month activities

  • 1st Naviance college & career readiness lesson

  • Schedule guardian-teacher conferences

  • Develop articulation calendar

  • Publish Churchill articulation information on website

  • Holiday giving referrals

DECEMBER

  • Signs of Suicide (SOS) lesson

  • Independent school recommendations

JANUARY

  • Classroom instruction for 2022-23 class registration (students register on Synergy/StudentVUE at that time)

  • Classroom instruction for 2022-23 class registration delivered to feeder elementary schools (students register on Synergy/StudentVUE at that time) 

  • Supporting Churchill counselors in delivering classroom instruction about the Churchill registration process

  • 2nd Naviance college & career readiness lesson

  • Distribute and review 2022-23 course registration Google forms

  • Administering/proctoring MAP testing (winter session)

FEBRUARY

  • Reviewing & correcting course registrations

MARCH

  • 3rd Naviance college & career readiness lesson

  • Administering/proctoring statewide testing (MISA)

APRIL

  • Career event

MAY

  • Articulation with cluster elementary schools

  • 504/IEP meetings for current 5th grade/rising 6th grade students

  • Administering/proctoring statewide testing (MCAP)

  • 2nd Advisory Council meeting

  • Counseling outcomes survey

JUNE

  • Bringing summary and closure to the counseling process

  • Articulation with Churchill High School

  • Recruiting new students for leadership programs

JULY

  • Record & post welcome back videos for website

  • Long-term departmental collaborative planning

  • Create counseling annual agreement

  • Identify mindsets and behaviors for next school year

  • Define program goals for next school year

  • Revisit program vision & mission