The counselors at Graham Park Middle School believe that all students should be treated with dignity and respect, and have the right to participate in the school counseling program which is planned and coordinated by full-time, state-certified, master's degree level school counselors. We believe that the needs of all students composing the unique and diverse Graham Park Middle School student population should be addressed when planning and implementing the school counseling program.
We believe the counselors should abide by the ethical standards as advocated by the American School Counselor Association. School counselors are professional school advocates who provide support to maximize student potential and academic achievement.
To provide data driven counseling services that support the continuous improvement efforts of our schools so that all students will succeed. Counselors develop and implement a comprehensive Developmental Guidance Program that:
- Supports students' accomplishment;
- Facilitates the efforts of students, parents, school staff, community, and business partners;
- Attends to the needs, interests, and challenges related to each stage of student development and education;
- Incorporates a variety of preventive and instructional strategies;
- Facilitates students’ transition through these diverse developmental and learning stages
Our mission in the Graham Park Middle School Counseling office is to provide services that will support and enhance the personal growth and development of our students. Services offered are tailored to assist students in meeting their personal goals while maintaining the high standards of Prince William County Public School System. School counselors are professional school advocates who provide support to maximize student potential and academic achievement. In partnership with other educators, parents or guardians and the community, school counselors facilitate the support system to ensure all students at Graham Park have access to and are prepared with the knowledge and skills to contribute at the highest level as productive members of society.