• Counseling Department Mission 

    We will coordinate proactive, comprehensive, and developmentally appropriate programs that support and celebrate a diverse student population. Programming will address academic needs, post-secondary and career preparation, and social-emotional development.


    Counseling Department Vision 

    Students of Waco ISD are effective communicators, responsible decision-makers, and caring citizens who achieve success and demonstrate resilience.  


    Counseling Department Beliefs

    • All students can learn and achieve academic success when encouraged and nurtured in a respectful environment.
    • Nurturing all students’ social-emotional well-being will encourage academic development and future success.
    • WISD school counselors are leaders and collaborators who advocate to resolve barriers to student success.
    • WISD school counseling programs will be research-driven, trauma-informed, equity-centered, and strengths-based.