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Guidance & Counseling Services
Region 7 ESC provides professional growth opportunities, quarterly workshops, annual counselors’ academy, training in Creating a College Bound Culture, technical assistance, updates via our counselor listserv and webpage, and networking  through the Guidance and Counseling Contract.  The following topics are included:
    • The Developmental Guidance Program that is required of all schools as stated in SB 158
    • ACHIEVE TEXAS and GEAR UP training to be used with parents, students, and teachers as outlined in HB 713
    • Materials and programs that assist counselors in the performance of their duties
    • Training in Career Cruising and College/Career Guidance
    • Opportunities to collaborate with colleges, P-16 Councils, and College Readiness Councils
    • Extreme Youth Leadership (direct service to students)
    • Collaborative efforts with education specialists in Special Education, Safe and Drug Free Schools, ESL, CTE, Title I, School Nurses, Parent Involvement, Accountability, and Core Curriculum in offering workshops for counselors
    • “Best Practices” counseling tips for counselors via our webpage
    Program Contact

    Sherri Wright, M.Ed., Counselor
    ( 903) 988-6809
    (903) 988-6860 fax