Student Services / Counseling Department

The Mission of the Ionia Middle School Student Services Department is to facilitate all students to reach full Academic potential.

Mrs. Ford

former "Ms. Combs"

Personal Guidance and Counseling 

kford@ioniaschools.org

 

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Ms. Crawford

Personal Guidance and Counseling

kcrawford@ioniaschools.org

 

 

WHAT DO COUNSELORS DO?

  • Listen to me.
  • Help me with my problems and concerns.
  • Help me communicate with my parents and teachers.
  • Help me with my academic concerns.

HOW DO I GET TO SEE A COUNSELOR?

  • I may ask for an appointment (or sign up in office).
  • The counselor may invite me.
  • My teacher or principal can send me.
  • Parents can ask that I go.
  • A school friend may refer me.

HOW WILL THE COUNSELOR HELP?

The counselor will help the student:

  • identify the problem.
  • explore possible ways to solve the problem.
  • assess the best way to solve the problem and make a plan.
  • work toward the solution of the problem, resolve the problem or learn to cope with the situation.