1.1 One highly qualified school counselor will be hired to increase opportunities for monitoring of student progress by increasing counseling services to all students.
1.2 Increase student involvement in the school culture removing financial obstacles to participation in co-curricular programs.
1.3 The counseling department will provide Transit Access Passes (TAP cards) for students that are on free or reduced lunch but do not meet the district's distance criteria for transportation to and from school.
1.4 Hire a program specialist to help teachers systematically and routinely use data to guide instructional decisions and meet students’ learning needs.
1.5 Send a team of GV staff to the Capturing Kids Hearts training. Support staff with learning strategies that develop positive relationships. These relationships with teachers and support staff create a positive learning environment where students can thrive academically. Students are that more connected to school are more likely to attend and have positive outcomes.
1.6 The counseling department will foster interest in a 4 year university by creating a summer camp for at risk students and 1st generation college eligible juniors.