School Counselor Performance Standard 3: Instructional and School Counseling Interventions
Candidates use multiple data points to assess individual students’ needs and identify a range of school counseling techniques to meet those needs. Candidates utilize digital literacy and technology tools to support the school counseling program and to track the academic, college/career, and social/emotional development of all students.
3.1 Use multiple data points, including student interviews, direct observation, educational records,
consultation with parents/families/staff, and test results to systematically identify student needs and
collaboratively establish goals.
3.2 Identify research-based individual counseling, group counseling, and classroom instruction techniques to
promote academic achievement, college/career readiness, and social/emotional development for every
3.3 Demonstrate digital literacy and appropriate use of technology to track student progress, communicate
effectively to stakeholders, analyze data, and assess student outcomes.