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Guidance Curriculum and State Standards

The Texas Comprehensive , Developmental Guidance and Counseling Program Model

TEA provides counselors with a model for assisting in developing a comprehensive counseling program.  The model sets out guidelines for counselors that ensures a well-rounded program and address the needs of all students and supports academic and personal success. The following link connects to the TEA website for the Counseling Program Model:

https://tea.texas.gov/sites/default/files/guidance_text_section_2.pdf


ASCA Standards

The American School Counselor Association provides a set of national standards to assist counselors in developing a comprehensive, effective school counseling program.  The standards are broken into three parts: Ehtical Standards, Professional Standards and Competencies, and Mindsets and Behaviors for Student Success.

https://www.schoolcounselor.org/school-counselors/standards