Niwot High School and St. Vrain Valley Schools priorities student well-being and support. To this end, we offer many different counseling support services to connect students and families with the information and resources they need to be successful. If you or your student need counseling please contact the front office or reach out to our student support team.
The Niwot High School Counseling Department is fully committed to meeting the emotional, academic, and social needs of each and every student. Counselors provide the support, guidance, and caring necessary for all of our students to achieve success. Students are encouraged to go to the counseling office during study halls, lunchtime, time releases, passing periods, or during class with the permission of the teacher. Students are assigned to counselors alphabetically based on the first letter of their last name.
WHAT DO COUNSELORS DO?
- Personal and social counseling
- Crisis counseling
- College and career counseling
- Academic advisement
- Assistance in resolving academic difficulties
- Small group counseling
- Referrals to community agencies
- ICAP instruction
- Classroom guidance instruction
- Assistance with interpersonal and social skills
- Assistance with organization and study skills
- Letters of recommendation
“Professional school counselors are certified/licensed educators with a minimum of a master’s degree in school counseling making them uniquely qualified to address all students’ academic, personal/social and career development needs by designing, implementing, evaluating and enhancing a comprehensive school counseling program that promotes and enhances student success. Professional school counselors are employed in elementary, middle/junior high and high schools; in district supervisory positions; and counselor education positions.”
(American School Counseling Association, 2012)