• The school counselor's role as coordinator involves managing various aspects of indirect services that help students succeed.

    Counselors serve as a liaison between teachers, parents, support personnel, and community resources to facilitate successful school development.  This may include assisting parents in obtaining needed services for their children through a referral and follow-up process.  They also serve as liaisons between school and community resources.

    School counselors, as coordinators:

    • help identify resources needed by parents, students and teachers
    • provide interpretation of standardized tests results
    • facilitate the distribution of information pertinent to student needs
    • assess students' needs

    Coordination also includes orienting new students to the school and coordinating student transition to the next educational level.