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CALENDAR OF COUNSELING PROGRAMMING

 

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

  • Manage Wellness room

  • Data monitoring

  • Crisis response

  • IEP, EMT, 504 meetings/referrals

  • Classroom observations

  • Professional development and trainings

  • Consultation

  • BeWell 365 activities

  • Chaperoning field trips

  • Enroll and orient new students

  • Churchill Tutoring program

AUGUST

  • Assign students to Connect Time teachers

  • Prepare and present articulation sheet for teachers

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

  • Design needs survey(s)

  • Revise schedules as needed

SEPTEMBER

  • Administer student needs survey to all Hoover students

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

  • Revise schedules as needed

  • Counselor introduction/Naviance classroom instruction

  • 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

OCTOBER

  • Personal Body Safety Lesson classroom instruction

  • Sources of Strength leader training

  • 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

  • Develop articulation calendar

  • Publish Churchill articulation information on website

  • Holiday giving referrals

  • Begin Churchill Tutoring program

DECEMBER

  • Naviance/9th grade course plan classroom instruction

  • Independent school recommendations

JANUARY

  • Classroom instruction for 2020-21 class registration (students register on myMCPS at that time)

  • Classroom instruction for 2020-21 class registration delivered to feeder elementary schools (students register on myMCPS at that time) 

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

  • Distribute and collect 2020-21 signed registration forms

  • Administering/proctoring MAP testing

FEBRUARY

  • Career day planning and recruitment

  • Signs of Suicide classroom instruction

  • Reviewing & correcting course registration

MARCH

  • Career day

  • Administering/proctoring statewide testing (MISA)

APRIL

  • Naviance classroom instruction

MAY

  • Articulation with cluster elementary schools

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

  • Administering/proctoring statewide testing (MCAP)

JUNE

  • Counseling terminations (bringing summary and closure to the counseling process)

  • Articulation with Churchill High School

  • Recruiting new students for the "Big rocks" programs

  • Recruiting rising 9th graders for Churchill Tutoring program

JULY

  • Record & post welcome back videos for website

  • Long-term departmental collaborative planning

  • Create counseling annual agreement

  • Define program objectives

 

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