Elementary Guidance


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     East Stroudsburg Area School District

    Guidance Department

    Mission Statement

    The comprehensive school counseling program of the East Stroudsburg Area School District facilitates the academic, career, personal, and social growth, development and actualization of each student. This is accomplished through the recognition, appreciation, and acceptance of individual and cultural differences, while striving to develop a global perspective. Emphasis is placed upon career awareness and post secondary educational opportunities for all students K-12. Services are delivered through the following: classroom guidance, individual sessions, group counseling, and consultation with parents, students, and faculty/staff, and community members. 

    What is the Role of the School Counselor?

    Works with individuals and groups
    Helps identify needs of students
    Encourages better interpersonal relationships
    Promotes positive attitudes and choices
    Collaborates with teachers and parents 
    Assists people in making use of community resources
    Provides referrals to outside agencies
    Coordinates special education referrals and processing
    Provides preventative programs