(a) School counselors shall implement a comprehensive developmental school counseling
program in their schools. Counselors shall spend at least eighty percent (80%) of their work time providing
direct services to students. Direct services do not include the coordination of standardized testing. Direct services shall consist of:
(1) Delivering the school guidance curriculum through large group guidance, interdisciplinary
curriculum development, group activities, and parent workshops.
(2) Guiding individual student planning through individual or small group assistance
and individual or small group advisement.
(3) Providing responsive services through consultation with students, families, and
staff; individual and small group counseling; crisis counseling; referrals; and
(4) Performing other student services listed in the Department of Public Instruction
school counselor job description that has been approved by the State Board of Education.
(b) School counseling program support activities do not include the coordination of
standardized testing. During the remainder of their work time, school counselors may assist other staff
with the coordination of standardized testing.
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