Minor ES Counseling Program Needs Assessment

Needs Assessment for 2009-2010 school year



A red asterisk (*) indicates required questions.


  1. Please indicate your position at Minor ES.*
    Administrator
    K-2 Classroom Teachers (Reg. & Sp. Ed.)
    3-5 Classroom Teacher 3-5 (Reg. & Sp. Ed.)
    Instructional Support Staff (EIP, FOCUS, ESOL, Resource)
    Non-instructional Support Staff (Office, Cafeteria, Custodial)


  1. Below is a list of activities that are our most visible counselor responsibilities. Please rank them according to their impact upon our students' academic success and our school's educational climate. "1" is the most important counseling task and "10" is the least important counseling task.*
        1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
    Crisis management (suspected abuse, DFACS, social worker)  
    Individual counseling  
    Small group counseling  
    Classroom guidance  
    Assisting with attendance concerns (phone calls, SARC mtgs.)  
    Participating in the RTI-SST process  
    Consulting with staff about individual student cases  
    Providing parent education opportunities through the Parent Center  
    Coordinating student recognition and leadership programs (awards, NBA, student council, safety patrol)  
    Coordinating student and family assistance programs (care team, holiday sponsorship, buddy club)  


  1. Below is a list of small groups topics offered by the counseling dept. Please rank them according to their impact upon our students' academic success. "1" is the most important small group and "7" is the least important small group.*
        1 2 3 4 5 6 7
    Study Skills  
    Anger Management  
    School Behavior  
    Friendship Skills  
    Self-Esteem  
    Grief & Loss  
    Family Changes  


  1. One thing I really like about our school counseling program is:


  1. Our school counseling program could be improved by: