Mission, Philosphy, & Vision

Dawson County School's Guidance & Counseling Program


The mission of the Dawson County School's guidance and counseling program is to support students in lifelong learning by providing academic, personal/social, and career planning in partnership with educators, parents, and community.


School counselors are preparing students to meet the expectations of higher academic standards and to become productive and contributing members of society.  Dawson County School's counseling program includes comprehensive and proactive plans.  A comprehensive school counseling program includes guidance curriculum, which is shared responsibility of the administrators, counselors, teachers, parents, and community members.  It includes opportunities for individual, small group counseling, and classroom guidance.


The vision of Dawson County School's Counseling and Guidance Program is to empower students for lifelong learning.