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									Comprehensive Guidance Program
              for
    Los Gatos High School

             July 10, 2007

              EDCO 287
    Jacqueline Anongos, Alicia Barton,
    Xuan Cao, Tien Hoang, Brian Safine
  Guidance Program Mission
Deliver a comprehensive guidance counseling
program that meets the challenges presented
by today’s diverse student population.
Provide proactive leadership that engages all
stakeholders in the delivery of programs and
services to help the student achieve success in
school. Meet the ASCA National Standards
in the academic, career, and personal/social
domains.
             Program Content Areas
• System Support
   – Alicia Barton                    Middle
• Program Communication               Student
   – Jacqueline Anongos
                                 High
• Social and Personal                     At-Risk
   – Tien Hoang
                                 Achiever
• At-Risk/ Student Empowerment
   – Xuan Cao

• Classroom Curriculum
   – Brian Safine
                                School Demographics
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               System Support
• Staff Collaboration
   – Course sequences
   – Teacher input regarding students
   – At-Risk ID
• Curriculum
   – Master schedule
• Testing
   – CAHSEE
   – SAT/ACT/AP
   – STAR
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                                                                             Example: Staff Collaboration

                                                                   Series1
           Staff Collaboration
•   Meet with Department Heads
•   Identify Issues
•   Access Consequences
•   Brainstorm Solutions
•   Monitor and Evaluate Modifications
                  Staff Collaboration
• Evaluation
  – Data, Surveys
• Budget
  – Guidance Staff, ―Buy Back‖ days if done during summer
• Meets CA PPS Program Standards
  –   #1 Program Design, Rationale and Coordination
  –   #4 Assessment
  –   #5 Comprehensive Prevention and Early Intervention for Achievement
  –   #10 Consultation
  –   #11 Learning Theory and Educational Psychology
  –   #12 Professional Leadership Development
  –   #13 Collaboration and Coordination of Pupil Support Systems
  –   #14 Human Relations
  –   #15 Technological Literacy
       Program Communication
• Office Hours
    – Individual, family, SST meetings
•   Home Visit
•   Parent Nights
•   Email/phone
•   Website/Handbook
•   Newsletter
Sample Website Pages
         Example: Parent Night
Why are parent nights important? Family Involvement

Two Parent Nights per year: Fall and Spring

Standards:
# 5: Comprehensive Prevention and Early Intervention for
   Achievement;
# 7: Family-School Collaboration;
# 27: Collaboration, Coordination, and Team Building
                 Parent Night
To inform parents/family members/guardians of:

Fall:
• Graduation Requirements
• College Application Process
• Student Expectations
• Classroom Procedures
Spring:
• Course Scope and Class Sequences
• What classes to take and when
• Testing information

Open Forum—Questions and/or Concerns
                Parent Night
• Evaluation
  – Attendance Logs: Fall and Spring
    -Track number of attendees over a period of time
  – Surveys: Fall and Spring
    -Rating Scale 1-10


• Budget
  – Costs: Production of flyers and food/snacks for each
    Parent Night
  – Funding: School budget, PTA, Student Council, and In-
    Kind donations
  – Rental Space—No cost, held at school
Social and Personal Development
• Peer Relationships

• Mentoring

• Career Development

• Stress Management
                 Peer Relationships
• Student ―ambassadors‖ (Safe School Ambassadors)
   http://www.safeschoolambassadors.org/aboutcm.php
   – Organization trains teachers and ―identified‖ students to be the
      ―undercover agents‖ of the school. The students will identify
      certain issues or problems and try to be proactive change-makers.
        • Example: hugs
   – Weekly meetings between teacher and students
• Guidance Team
  Goal: to provide academic/emotional/social/behavior support
   – Guidance counselors         - Assistant Principal
   – School psychologist         - College & Career advisor
   – Guidance administrative support staff          - MFT
        Peer Relationships cont.
• Assigned teachers as advisors
  – Weekly meetings with advisors to touch base
• Student mentors: Freshman to Senior
  –   Orientation
  –   Club recruitment
  –   Go-to contact
  –   Lunch groups
                    Peer Relationships
• Evaluation
   – Depending on what you’re trying to decrease (ex. Disciplinary referrals)
• Budget - $2000
  ―Schools also secure funds from their Site Council, the general operating
  budget, principal's discretionary funds, funds for student activities, funds from
  PTAs, special school-safety-related grants, departments, businesses, service
  clubs, hospitals, and local or community foundations.‖
   http://www.safeschoolambassadors.org/training_funding.php
• Standard 8: Self-esteem and Personal and Social Responsibility
  The program provides candidates with opportunities and experiences to assess
  their own self-esteem and to demonstrate an understanding of principles
  associated with the building of (a) self-esteem, (b) personal and social
  responsibility, and (c) their relationship to the life-long learning process.
                     At-Risk
• Entering 9th grade students
  – Identify Students
     • Attendance
     • Grade reports & transcripts
     • Social/behavioral discipline
  – Empowerment Program
Summer Empowerment Program
Four week program
• Literacy
• Math
• Guidance

• Supplemented with team building activities
  and group meetings with MFT
Summer Empowerment Program
   Time        Literacy      Math      Guidance
7:35 – 8:35 Group A       Group B     Group C
8:40 – 9:35 Group C       Group A     Group B
9:35 – 9:55               Break
10 – 10:55    Group B     Group C     Group A
11 – 12:00    one group   Two groups do team
              meet with     building activities
              MFT
Summer Empowerment Program
• Evaluation
   – Student’s anonymous evaluation
   – Student progress reports throughout HS
• Budget
   – $30K total
• Standard
   – #3 Socio-Cultural Competence Standard
   – #5 Comprehensive Prevention and Early Intervention for
        Achievement Standard
   – #8 Self-esteem and Personal and Social Responsibility Standard
   – #13 Collaboration and Coordination of Pupil Support Systems
         Standard
         Guidance Curriculum
•   Classroom Presentations
•   SASI/AERIES
•   Naviance
•   Transcript Assessment
•   4-year plan
•   Career Assessments
               Example: Naviance
• Counselor’s office: facilitates guidance department
  communication with individual students and whole classes &
  guidance department monitoring of student progress.

• Family Connection: provides students with a one-stop college
  search website & with relevant, school-specific college
  admission data.

• Do What You Are: provides students with a self-directed
  assessment of their educational and career interests. Based on
  the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator.
                   Naviance Website
• Counselor’s Office:
https://workspacek12.naviance.com/signin.php


• Family Connection:
https://connection.naviance.com/fc/signin.php?hsid=saratogahigh


• Do What You Are:
https://www.humanesources.com/happ/login.php?url=29380
                 Naviance
• Evaluation
  – Analyze college attendance data.
  – Analyze the number of student accounts
    created on Naviance.
  – Survey students about high school experience
    and post-secondary plans through Naviance.
                     Naviance
• Budget-                    $1185 Total
• Counselor’s office -       $890
• Do What You Are-           $295

• Standards:
#4- Assessment                      #5- Early Intervention
#7- Family-School Collaboration     #10- Consultation
#13- Collaboration and Coordination of Systems
#15- Technological Literacy
     Five-Year Counseling Department Budget



Budget Specifics:
Comprehensive counseling program for high school of 2,000 students.
     Five PPS counselors
     Two support personnel
     Volunteer intern
     .1 Janitor
Five programs in detail
 1   Course sequence collaboration with department heads
 2   Parent night
 3   Naviance college search & management
 4   Peer conflict resolution
 5   At-risk summer program for incoming Freshman
                                           Budget cont.
                                             Year 1           Year 2           Year 3           Year 4           Year 5
Personnel (Salary, # years experience)
     Counselor #1, 20 years              80,000.00        82,400.00        84,872.00        87,418.16        90,040.70
     Counselor #2, 10 years              65,000.00        66,950.00        68,958.50        71,027.26        73,158.07
     Counselor #3, 3 years               45,000.00        46,350.00        47,740.50        49,172.72        50,647.90
     Counselor #4, 1 year                40,000.00        41,200.00        42,436.00        43,709.08        45,020.35
     Counselor #5, 1 year                40,000.00        41,200.00        42,436.00        43,709.08        45,020.35
     Clerical Support                    80,000.00        82,400.00        84,872.00        87,418.16        90,040.70
     Intern                                           -                -                -                -                -
     Janitorial                                5,000.00         5,150.00         5,304.50         5,463.64         5,627.54


Benefits (30%)                           106,500.00       109,695.00       112,985.85       116,375.43       119,866.69


Office Supplies                                5,000.00         5,000.00         5,000.00         5,000.00         5,000.00


Software
                                   Budget cont.
Hardware
     Computers                   10,000.00
     Copier                      12,000.00
     Overhead Projector                2,000.00


Furniture                        10,000.00


Professional Development
     Conference                        1,800.00         1,800.00         1,800.00         1,800.00         1,800.00
     Professional Memberships          1,250.00         1,250.00         1,250.00         1,250.00         1,250.00
     Travel                            1,500.00         1,500.00         1,500.00         1,500.00         1,500.00


Incentives
     Food                                500.00           500.00           500.00           500.00           500.00


Curriculum Instruction
     Online Assessment                 1,000.00         1,000.00         1,000.00         1,000.00         1,000.00
     Materials                         1,000.00         1,000.00         1,000.00         1,000.00         1,000.00


Counseling Department Subtotal   510,550.00       487,395.00       501,655.35       516,343.51       531,472.32
Program Specific Additional Costs - Year 1
                                          Budget cont.
#
1   Collaboration with Department Heads
     Personnel - buy back days                2,000.00


#
2    College Information Parent
     Night
     Food                                       300.00


#
3    Naviance Online College Planning
     Software                                 2,000.00
                                                         Years 2 - 5
#
4    Peer Conflict Resolution
     Consultant to train                        500.00        TBD
     Materials                                  250.00
     Food incentive                             250.00


#
5    At-risk Empowerment Program
     Personnel - 4 staff, 4 weeks       25,000.00
     Benefits                                   750.00
     Materials
      Plato Software                            750.00
      ROPES Course                            1,000.00
      Office Supplies                           250.00
                         Budget cont.
Additional Programs
Subtotal              33,050.00




   Total Counseling
   Department         543,600.00 487,395.00 501,655.35 516,343.51 531,472.32

								
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