On Monday, March 17, 2014, all Prince William County Public Schools will be closed due to inclement weather in certain areas. Code Red for employees. All school division activities including Professional Development sessions are cancelled. SACC will not open. More informationEl lunes, 17 de marzo 2014, las Escuelas Públicas del Condado de Prince William estarán cerradas debido al mal tiempo en ciertas zonas. Código Rojo para los empleados. Todas las actividades de la división escolar incluyendo las sesiones de desarrollo profesional están canceladas. Más información
The Potomac Middle School Counseling Program will assist in the development of a positive school climate where staff, students, and parents work together as one. The program will also promote student success through the implementation and delivery of the Prince William County Schools K-12 School Counseling Curriculum.
The mission of the Potomac Middle School Counseling Program is to promote personal, academic, and career success among all students in a safe environment in order to facilitate lifelong learning and productive, responsible citizenship.
School counselors are in the unique position to understand the needs of students and their families and to design and coordinate learning experiences to meet those needs. They are accountable for services to students, parents, and teachers and are knowledgeable concerning comprehensive school counseling. School counselors are committed to quality educational opportunities that promote success for all.
School counselors play an important role in the creation of an educational environment which facilitates the stated beliefs:
¨ ALL students are capable of high achievement and deserve to be surrounded by an environment of high expectations.
¨ ALL students have the right to opportunities for learning and developing skills for full participation in society.
¨ ALL students need access to knowledgeable individuals who are dedicated to providing a wide variety of educational and career options, and are full partners in student development.
¨ ALL students, parents, educators, and members of the community share the responsibility for the general welfare and success of each individual.
¨ ALL students have the right to a safe, respectful school environment.