Counseling

The counseling program at Transition Plus strives to align with the American School Counselor Association (ASCA) model for a data driven, comprehensive school counseling program.  Licensed school counselors work with students in the social-emotional, college/career, and academic domains.  School counselors provide students with support through a variety of means including individual work with students and their families, small counseling groups, and counselor taught classroom lessons.  School counselors also collaborate with families, teachers and other staff to support students.     

 

The licensed school counselor at Transition Plus supports students in the following areas (and more!):

  • Academic planning and support

    • Studying and organizational skills

    • Goal setting

    • Post-Secondary Education Options (PSEO)

    • Course selection

  • Social-emotional support

    • Anxiety

    • Stress

    • Life transitions

    • LGBTQ support

    • Other social-emotional issues

  • College/Career related tasks

    • College/career counseling and exploration

    • College applications

    • Financial aid applications (FAFSA)

    • Scholarships

    • ACT and Accuplacer support

  • Job applications

 

You can contact the Transition Plus licensed school counselor at the information below:

Britt Pennington

Licensed School Counselor

britt.pennington@mpls.k12.mn.us

612-668-4109

 

Are you interested in learning more about licensed school counselors and their role in schools?  Click HERE or visit www.schoolcounselor.org.

 

MPS Counseling Vision

Comprehensive and developmental school counseling programs enable every student to reach their personal goals and to be college and career ready.

MPS Counseling Mission

Minneapolis Public School Counselors help schools achieve their missions and to empower all students to reach their academic, career and personal/social aspirations.

For more information about the Minneapolis Public Schools counseling department please visit:  http://guidance.mpls.k12.mn.us