Rountree Counseling/Guidance Program

    Mission Statement

    Rountree’s School Counseling program helps students to identify their unique individuality and to guide all students toward growth in academic, personal/social, and career success.  By partnering with teachers, parents, and members of the community, maintaining high expectations and using engaging curriculum, students will gain the skills and knowledge to become successful, productive, life-long learners, and members of their community. 

    Delivery System

    Counseling services are provided at Rountree in four ways.

    1. School Guidance Curriculum:  classroom instruction, group activities, interdisciplinary curriculum
    2. Responsive Services:  consultation, individual and small-group counseling, crisis counseling/response, referrals, peer facilitation 
      (Individual students and small groups of selected students for a variety of reasons such as behavioral concerns, attendance concerns, academic concerns, family/life changes, friendship issues, anxiety)
    3. Individual Student Planning:  individual or small-group appraisal, individual or small-group advisement
    4. System Support:  professional development, consultation, collaboration and teaming, program management and operation

    Classroom Guidance Strands

    Based on the Texas Education Agency's model, the Allen I.S.D. has included eight strands for the Comprehensive Developmental Guidance Program.  These strands are the basis for instruction at every grade level.

    • Self-Knowledge and Acceptance
    • Interpersonal and Communication Skills, Understanding and Respect for Others, Appreciation of Diversity
    • Responsible Behavior
    • Conflict Resolution
    • Decision-Making, Problem Solving
    • Motivation to Achieve
    • Goal Setting
    • Career Planning

    2020-2021 Classroom Guidance Topic AISD Character Trait

    September:      Respect for Self and Others; Respect

    October:          Peer Pressure, Healthy Choices; Self-Discipline

    November:       Friendship, Problem Solving; Citizenship

    December:       Diversity, Accepting Differences; Empathy

    January:          Decision Making, Goal Setting; Determination

    February:         Careers; Friendship

    March:             School Success; Trustworthiness

    April:               Study Skills; Positive Attitude

    May:                Safety; Responsibility