School counselors who work at the middle school level help the students in a variety of ways:

  • Identification of Interests and Academic Aptitudes 
  • Goal Setting, Course Selections, and Academic Achievement  
  • Academic Interventions / Response to Intervention
  • Development of Social Skills  / Resistance of Peer Pressure
  • Development of Decision Making and Problem Solving Skills
  • Transitioning Successfully to High School

To find out who the school counselor is at your child's middle school, contact the school office.

In the Comprehensive School Counseling Curriculum adopted by the Boulder Valley Board of Education in March 2007, benchmarks of development are identified for each grade level. You can read more about those in the following excerpted pages from the curriculum document:

Middle School Curriculum Benchmarks

Middle School Benchmarks - Table Format

 

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