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Counseling & Support Services

“ The mission of the Office of Academic/Career Counseling and Support Services is to provide leadership and guidance to state schools in creating environments that support and sustain college and career ready students.

  • Promote student success by ensuring they are college and/or career ready

  • Develop partnerships with counselor educators, business and industry, community colleges and policy makers

  • Inform stakeholders of the positive impact of both an academic pursuit and the career technical option for students

  • Apprise counselors and support services of their specific roles and duties (K-12)

Early Warning System District Guidance Promoting K-12 Success

Power point introducing Early Warning System

Webinar introducing Early Warning System

M-CAR Rubric


M-CAR Process Manual

Academic Counselors K-12

PK-12 Counseling Model

American School Counselor Association

M-CAR Domain Webinar Training

MS Choices Webinars

MS Choices Training Videos

Professional Organizations

Mississippi College Directory

College Planning

Mississippi Scholarships

Why Plan - Understanding the Need for Education and Career Planing

When Tragedy Strikes 2

Handbook for School Counselors (1997)

National Office of School Counselor Advocacy

National Association of College Admission Counseling

Steps to Preventing School Violence

School Enrollment for Students in Foster Care

Career and Technical Education Counselors
School Counseling K-12 Academic
Student Services 

Hot Links

Accreditation
Curriculum and Instruction 
Educator Licensure
Safe and Orderly
SharePoint
Student Assessment



Contact Information

Jessica Smith, Director of Counseling & Support Services
Jessica.Smith@mdek12.org
601-359-3987

Chandrea Walker, Assistant Director of Counseling & Support Services
CSWalker@mdek12.org
601-359-3464

Kathy Mangum, Counseling Services Supervisor
Klmangum@mdek12.org

If you would like to be added to the Counseling Listserv, please contact Chandrea.
Office of Career and Technical Education      Phone: (601) 359-3461      Fax: (601) 359-3481

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