The vision of MPS school counselors is that all students are kind, creative, knowledgeable lifelong learners who are equipped to reach their highest potential. They know how to seek out support systems when various challenges arise and are successful individuals with the drive, determination, cultural awareness, and the ability to produce positive outcomes in the global community.
The mission of all MPS comprehensive school counseling programs is to provide equitable access to all students in acquiring the skills, knowledge, and attitude needed to become successful individuals with the ability to produce positive outcomes in the global community.
Engaging students in activities that will promote positive, successful academic, career, and social/emotional development is a mission goal of every MPS counseling program.
The comprehensive counseling programs provided by counselors in MPS are based on the following tenets:
- Every student has the right to experience respect and dignity as a human being and benefit from the school counseling services described in the MPS Comprehensive School Counseling Plan.
- Every student has the right to participate in activities that promote self-direction and self-development.
- Every student has the right to make choices and to accept responsibility for choices made.
- Every student has the right to participate in a comprehensive school counseling program designed to assist all students in attaining their maximum potential in academic, career, and social/emotional development.