During the week of Feb. 3-9, Anne Arundel County Schools will celebrate the contributions school counselors make to the academic and social well-being of students, during National School Counseling Week.
This year's observance is sponsored by the American School CounselorAssociation and Sylvan Learning Centers. The theme, "School Counselors: Power Based Professionals Initiating Change," and will focus on counselors as agents for positive change in students' lives.
Activities during the week will highlight the vital counseling services and encourage students and parents to consult counselors for assistance in the in the areas of career choice, academic difficulty, solutions to personal problems, and counseling for family issues.
Sylvan Learning Centers will distribute posters and booklets entitled"How to Talk to Your School Counselor" to local schools.
The American School Counselor Association is the professional association forschool counselors in public, private and parochial schools, and serves 14,000 members nationwide.