Savannah-Chatham County Public School System

School Counselors Are The Unsung Heroes

Published on: 6/18/2020

​The goal of the Savannah-Chatham County School Counseling Department is to provide comprehensive school counseling services to students. School counselors work to meet the academic, social, and emotional needs of students by providing a variety of services which include:

  • Providing short-term individual and small group counseling services to students
  • Consulting and collaborating with school staff and other community stakeholders to provide lessons and resources to meet the developmental needs of students
  • Exposing students to career and post-secondary options
  • Assisting students with transitions to elementary, middle, high school, and post-secondary options
  • Complete the requirements of the BRIDGE Law with students beginning in 6th grade
  • Reviewing academic records to include but not limited to report cards, transcripts, test scores, etc.
​School counselors also advocate for services and programs to support student well-being and success. Approximately 100 school counselors serve at the elementary, middle, and high school levels.​  To learn more about what school counselors do, click here​.  

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