School Guidance and Counseling

School Guidance and Counseling, which is an interactive component of Coordinated School Health (outside source), is implemented by professional school counselors to reduce dropout rates, improve academic performance, and increase participation in postsecondary education. 

Texas School Counselor Certificate

The certification requirements to be a school counselor are described in the Texas Education Code and the Texas Administrative Code (outside source).

You can view general information on Texas teacher and counselor certification requirements.  


The following resources provide additional information about school guidance and counseling:

Counseling Resources

Frequently Asked Questions