Awareness, Exploration and Preparation
The Gwinnett County Public School's Office of Advisement and Counseling encourages school counselors to raise Awareness, lead Exploration, and demand Preparation of our students through a comprehensive counseling program in every school.
Four GCPS School Counseling Programs were awarded the Recognized ASCA Model Program (RAMP) award during the American School Counselor Association's (ASCA) conference held in Los Angeles. The four school counseling programs receiving the award were Shiloh Middle School, Lanier Middle School, Mason Elementary School, and Ferguson Elementary School.
Ferguson ES RAMP with Distinction
The counseling program at Ferguson Elementary School was one of four programs in the nation to be awarded the American School Counselor Association (ASCA) Recognized ASCA Model Program with Distinction. Pictured are: Lauren Danish, school counselor; Dr. Angelique Mitchell, principal; and Sherry Ferguson, school counselor.
Office of Advisement and Counseling
The Office of Advisement and Counseling coordinates the critical work of counselors in each school as they remove barriers to academic achievement through data driven, comprehensive programming to meet the needs of all students. Advisement and Counseling also works with advisement teams in each school to provide each middle and high school student with a caring and knowledgeable adult to challenge them and help them make wise choices throughout their school career.