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607.1 Student Guidance and Counseling Program

Code No. 607.1

STUDENT GUIDANCE AND COUNSELING PROGRAM

The board will provide a student guidance and counseling program. The guidance counselor will be certified with the Iowa Department of Education and hold the qualifications required by the board. The guidance and counseling program will serve grades kindergarten through twelve. The program will assist students with their personal, educational, and career development. The program is coordinated with the education program and will involve licensed employees.

NOTE: Although it is not mandated to have a guidance counselor, it is required that a counseling program exist. This is a mandated policy and reflects the educational standards.

Legal Reference:     
Iowa Code § 280.14; 622.10 (2013).
281 I.A.C. 12.3(11).

Cross Reference:     
506 Student Records
603 Instructional Curriculum
604.4 Program for At-Risk Students

Approved  2/8/17
Grinnell-Newburg School District, Grinnell, IA