School Counselors Play Important Role in Keeping Students Safe

School security has always been important. The recent school shooting has elevated the need to pay much closer attention to the safety and security of our schools. 


School counselors work diligently to promote students’ emotional well-being, and they are key to helping students deal with mental health issues through early intervention and support. School Counselors create safe learning environments for all. The deadly schoolhouse shooting in Newtown has highlighted the need for more school counselors, even as budget cuts have reduced their numbers.  Don't miss this NEA Today Editor's Pick.

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