Role of School Counselors

The mission of the School Counseling Program of Chesterfield County Public Schools is to empower all students to become productive and contributing members of society. In partnership with families, staff members and the community, school counselors provide a developmental program that addresses the academic, personal/social and career development of students.

Chesterfield County school counselors help students with

  • transitioning from elementary school to middle school to high school to postsecondary opportunities
  • academic planning and educational progress
  • concerns that interfere with learning
  • acquiring skills and knowledge to cope with pressures
  • interpreting test results
  • getting connected with school programs and community opportunities
  • planning for postsecondary education and career options

Chesterfield County school counselors are trained to

  • work with parents, students and school staff members
  • work with students individually and in groups to help resolve problems that interfere with learning
  • support students with special needs and may serve as a member of child study team
  • offer critical incident intervention, prevention and response services
  • maintain contact with and make appropriate referrals to community and social agencies
  • provide information about school and community resources
  • plan and coordinate schoolwide programs for students and parents in academic achievement, personal/social development and transition planning
  • help students explore options for college and career training

School Counselors

Academic Resources

College and Career Resources

Personal/Social Resources

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Bryan Carr
School Counseling Instructional Specialist
Fulghum Center
4003 Cogbill Road, North Chesterfield, VA 23234
804-279-7319
bryan_carr@ccpsnet.net