Bridging School Leadership Teams

Counselors and College & Career Coaches should establish regular communication with administrators so, together, effective systems and structures are created for student success. 

Tool Set F provides some key resources to help administrators and Postsecondary Leaders reflect on their roles and examine how collaboration leads to improved student outcomes. The tools can serve as a starting point for intentional collaboration among educators to leverage the best possible supports for students. While Tool Set F begins with research, it moves on to practical approaches for organizing postsecondary work in schools.

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The full Bridging School Leadership Teams Tool Set is available for download. The download includes the three tools in this Tool Set.

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Enhancing the Principal-School Counselor Relationship Toolkit

A resource to strengthen the relationship between Counselors and Principals, thereby creating a better school environment for all students.


Key Distinctions in Postsecondary Responsibilities

While Counseling Departments and College & Career Coaches share some responsibilities, there are distinctions in the roles. This tool provides an opportunity to examine those distinctions.


How Administrators Can Support Effective Counseling Departments

This Network for College Success presentation was given to high school Principals to highlight the importance of collaboration between Counseling Departments and administrators.