Counselor Corner
School Counselors

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»Last Name A-K:
Miss Burgess

»Last Name L-Z:
Mrs. Yoho

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Valley Center Middle School Counseling

Middle School Counseling 

Welcome to the Valley Center Middle School Counseling page!

At Valley Center Middle School, we as counselors will work with students on an individual, small-group, and in classroom or large groups to meet the needs of our students.

Reasons to talk to a School Counselor:

  • Academic skills support
  • Understanding self and others
  • Coping strategies
  • Relationships and social skills
  • Career exploration, planning, and awareness
  • Substance abuse education
  • Goal setting and decision making
  • Understanding feelings and emotions
  • Organizational skills
  • Behaviors
  • Adjusting to a new school/grade
  • Educational, personal, social concerns
  • Developing and practicing good character
  • Assisting in journey from childhood to adolescence
  • Introducing post-secondary options available to all students
  • Exploring individual interests, abilities, values, and beliefs
  • Individual plans of study

Mission Statement

To serve as a link among stakeholders in order to create a supportive learning environment to empower all students to achieve their personal, academic, and college & career goals. Vision

To be a comprehensive PreK-12 counseling program that positively impacts all students through ethical practice and innovative learning opportunities so that students develop positive self-esteem, empathy for others, healthy relationships, good problem-solving skills, and resiliency.

Referral

If you are a parent/guardian with a specific concern about a VCMS student, or a student with a concern, we welcome to you to please fill out one a referral form. Simply click on the referral form link in red that pertains to you, and fill out the form. Click submit for the document to be sent directly to the school counselors.

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