MMS COUNSELING VISION & BELIEF STATEMENTS
MMS Vision Statement
It is the vision of the McDonough Middle School counseling program to
R.I.S.E. (Respect, Integrity, Safety, Engagement)
with A.I.R. (Arts Integration & Reading),
resulting in exceptionally well prepared students to meet the
challenges and high expectations of the 21st century.
MMS Belief Statements
The McDonough Middle School Counseling Department
is committed to the following beliefs:
üWe agree that staff, students, and parents must work together to create a positive learning environment.
üWe agree to high standards and expectations for school attendance through aggressive monitoring of truant behavior, in timely actions and responsive services.
üWe agree all student should receive personal, equitable, relevant services.
üWe agree that both counseling and educator ethical standards should be practiced at all times with the highest level of fidelity.
üWe foster Powerful Learning for Purposeful Living.