Mission Statement The mission of the Manzo Elementary School Counseling Program is to increase equity and create opportunities for success for all students through empirically supported academic, career, and social/emotional programming, inspiring students to become life-long learners. The data-driven comprehensive school counseling program collaborates with other educational stakeholders, such as teachers, administrators, parents, families, caretakers, and other community stakeholders to engage all students in developmentally appropriate preventative and responsive counseling services resulting in academic, social/emotional, and college/career readiness growth.
Vision Statement The Manzo Elementary School Counseling program envisions a future where each of our students are productive and compassionate members of society using their talents, abilities, and gifts to make lasting and positive impacts.
Motto Supporting student success through an engaging, rigorous, and comprehensive education.
All students have significance and worth and deserve access to a positive learning environment.
All students—regardless of ability, age, gender, ethnicity, or sexual orientation—shall have equal access to all services (academic, career, and personal/social) provided by the counseling program and the school.
All students have strengths that can be applied to achieve their goals.
All students learn best when positive relationships are present and fostered by all educational stakeholders.
The school counselor adheres to the ethical standards provided by the American School Counselor Association.
The school counselor provides valuable resources to be used in collaboration with educational stakeholders to increase equity and access to opportunity.
The comprehensive school counseling program is tailored to meet students’ developmental needs as identified through needs assessments, delivered using evidence-based programs, and evolved through data analysis of outcomes.
The comprehensive school counseling program provides opportunities for students to form and express a personal vision, opportunities for students to develop positive relationships, and opportunities for students to recognize their own special talents to overcome barriers in their lives.