Welcome to McKinley's School Counseling Program!

  • Through our School Counseling Program, we help support student achievement in the areas of academic, career, and social/emotional learning. We reach all students through the Multi-Tiered Multi-Domain System of Support (MTMDSS). 

    In Tier 1, we service all students through:

    • District Core Counseling Curriculum 
      • Second Step Social Emotional Learning 
      • Xello/Career Cruising
    • Additional Curriculum
      • Kelso's Choices
      • SMART kids
      • Why Try
    • School-Wide Activities
      • Back to School Night
      • Red Ribbon Week
      • Assemblies

    In Tier 2, we service some students with moderate concerns through:

    • Direct Services
      • Small groups
      • Individual counselor meetings
      • Check-ins
      • Referral to services
    • Indirect services
      • Consultation with teachers, staff, and parents
      • Collaboration with teachers, staff, and parents
      • CARE meetings 

    In Tier 3,  we service a few students with urgent concerns through:

    • Individual counseling
    • Student Study Team meetings
    • Referral to services
Multi-Tiered Multi-Domain System of Supports

  • McKinley's School Counseling program is aligned to the ASCA (American School Counselor Association) National Model framework for School Counseling programs.

    To learn more about the ASCA National Model for School Counseling, click here.

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