Counselor's Corner

Davis Ninth Grade School (D9)

Vision: Academic success, career awareness, personal and social development for all students.

Mission: To support the school community by developing and incorporating a wide-ranging guidance program that will aid all students’ academic, career and personal/social growth; creating a responsible, career-minded, life-long learner.    


We believe ALL students are valuable and teachable.

We believe that if students are provided with appropriate instruction, safe and equitable learning environments that ALL students can reach their fullest potential.

We believe that ALL students should have equal access to student services provided by AISD/Davis 9th.

We believe in the collaboration between parent, student, and counselor/school staff member.

We believe that as professional school counselors, we must abide by the ethical guidelines and mandates of the Texas and American School Counselors Associations.


The Davis 9th counselor program is designed to encourage the optimum development of each student in the areas of:

*Academic Development

*Career Development

*Personal/Social Development

D9's Counseling Program

Counselor's Brochure 2016-2017

Folleto de consejero/a 2016-2017

The four components of our comprehensive developmental guidance program are:

  1. Guidance Curriculum:

Includes providing guidance activities in a systematic way to all students, usually through classroom meetings in the areas of: 

 Self-knowledge and acceptance

 Interpersonal and communication skills/appreciation of diversity

 Responsible behavior/personal safety and survival skills

 Conflict resolution

 Decision making/problem solving

 Motivation to achieve

 Goal setting and career planning

  1. Responsive Services:

Includes providing counseling to address the immediate needs of students, usually through individual or group counseling.

  1. Individual Planning:

Includes assisting students in understanding and monitoring their own development in areas of education, career, and personal/social, usually through the development of academic and career plans. 

  1. System Support:

Includes providing program management and evaluation, staff, and parent support activities and services, and community liaison. _______________________________________________________
As the Davis 9th family, we exist to prepare each student: To the last BELL, To the last CLASS, To the last DAY. We THINK! We SOLVE! We PRODUCE!
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