Mrs. Deb Lisowski
The Cotter High School Guidance Department seeks to assist in the promotion of excellence through guidance services.
Our vision for the guidance department is to have a comprehensive guidance program for grades 7-12. Components to be included are: personal and social development, career development and educational development.
To have all students feel respected and welcomed to seek guidance services;
To provide individual counseling and planning sessions with students and parents to assist the student:
- to understand him/herself and his/her opportunities,
- to make appropriate adjustments and decisions in light of this understanding,
- to accept the responsibility for this choice, and
- to follow a course of action in harmony with this choice;
To provide: small group counseling sessions; classroom presentations on critical issues; parent and teacher consultations and support;
To assist in educational programming which will enable the student to meet graduation requirements and meet individual goals;
To assist the student with post-secondary planning and filing of applications and documents required by the post-secondary institution;
To administer educational testing and explain the results to students;
To manage and maintain student records and files;
To manage and maintain college/career information center;
To arrange career and college speakers and information.