Counseling Program Information

School Counseling Mission Statement

The mission of the counseling department at Santee School district is to empower all students to reach their fullest potential by providing a comprehensive school counseling program that facilitates their academic, career, social, and emotional development.

What is a School Counselor?

A credentialed, trained, and caring professional who works with all students, parents, teachers, staff, and the community, in order for each student to achieve academic and personal/social success.

Program Goals


To help students develop 21st Century skills that will enable them to reach their academic potential as well as identify possible factors that impact/impede learning and provide appropriate support.


To teach and reinforce positive behaviors that promote collaboration in the classroom, skills for successful interpersonal relationships and confidence in one's self.


To provide students the opportunity to discover various career and postsecondary education choices in relation to their personal interests, aptitudes, and abilities.

School Counseling Services

Short-Term individual Counseling

Classroom Guidance Lessons

Group Counseling (needs based)

Referrals for Campus based Therapy services