• Vision Statement

    The Socorro Independent School District Department of School Counseling will provide the resources for school counselors to be competent, knowledgeable and receptive to the needs of meeting academic, personal and social needs of students as they prepare to be productive citizens of the 21st century, through training, professional development and networking opportunities throughout the academic year.

    Mission Statement

    The mission of the Socorro Independent School District Department of School Counseling is to assist school counseling programs so they may provide a comprehensive developmental guidance and counseling program that will maximize the academic, social emotional, and career competencies of all students so that they may realize personal post-secondary goals.

     

    American School Counselor Association www.schoolcounselor.org

    College and Career Readiness


     

    MARS ( Multi-Agency Referral System) Resource List for Parents and School Staff.

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    2019-2020 Student Transition Guides

    2019-2020 Junior/Senior Student Guide

    2019-2020 Freshman/Sophomore Student Guide

     

     

     

     

     

     


Counselor's Corner

  • Amanda Bustamante, 2018-2019 Texas School Counselor of the Year

    Amanda Bustamante, Counselor at Hurshel Antwine and Paso Del Norte School, was recently named the 2018-2019 Texas School Cousnelor of the Year, sponsored by the Lone Star State School Counselor Association.  Amanda has been nominated for the ASCA National School Counselor of the Year, representing the state of Texas.  Congratulations to Amanda!! 

    Amanda Bustamante

     

     

     

    Cristina Nunez, 2016-2017 Texas School Counselor of the Year and ASCA Top 6 Finalist 

    Counselor of the Year 2018 in Washington D.C.   Counselor of the Year 2018 Dinner   Counselor of the Year 2018 group photo   Counselor of the Year 2018 Goofy Group Photo

     

  • 2018-2019 Recognized ASCA Model Program Winner, Helen Ball Elementary

    Helen Ball Elementary School Counseling Program received the Recognized American School Counselor Association (RAMP) award in Boston in July of 2019.  Helen Ball was the only Texas elementary school to receive this award.  Congratulations to Helen Ball for your hard work and dedication to the students of Socorro ISD!!

    Maria Washington

    2017 Recognized ASCA Model Program Winner, Montwood High School

    Montwood High School Counseling Program received the Recognized American School Counselor Association (RAMP) award on July 10, 2017 in Denver, Colorado.  MHS was the only Texas school to receive this award.  Congratulations to MHS for having a dynamic comprehensive data driven school counseling program for ALL MHS students!

    RAMP 2017   RAMP 2017

    2018-2019 Lone Star Counseling Program Award Winners

    14 SISD Campus Counseling Programs received the Lone Star Counseling Program Award.  This honor is bestowed to counseling teams who submit a document describing data-driven comprehensive guidance programs for all students. The honor represents the dedication and commitment our counselors have for  all students in the Socorro Independent School District!

    Congratulations to the following campus counseling teams:

    Lone Star Bronze Winners:

    Col. John O Ensor Middle School

    Hueco Elementary School

    Mission Ridge Elementary School

    Manuel Puentes Middle School                                                                                                                                                                                 

    Lone Star Silver Winners:

    Bill Sybert School

    Chester Jordan Elementary School

    Hurshel Antwine Elementary School

    John Drugan School

    Lujan Chavez Elementary School

    Purple Heart Elementary School

     

    Lone Star Gold Winners:

    Rafael Hernando Middle School

    Roberto Ituarte Elementary School

    Helen Ball Elementary School

    Paso Del Norte School