DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
SUPTS. MEMO NO. 21
January 26, 2007
Billy K. Cannaday, Jr.
Superintendent of Public Instruction
School Counselor Appreciation Week, February 5-9, 2007
Virginia Department of Education would like to recognize school counselors
during the week of February 5 - 9, 2007, as we celebrate National School
Counselors Appreciation Week. This week
highlights the tremendous impact that counselors have in helping students
achieve success in school and develop vocational and postsecondary plans. It also provides an opportunity to celebrate
the unique contributions of school counselors in
School counselors are recognized for the many services they provide to students, teachers, parents, and administrators. Our school counselors work diligently to help students excel, and their hard work is essential to the success of our schools. They play a vital role in the educational process of all students in the Commonwealth.
superintendents are encouraged to join the Department of Education in
Should you have any questions, please contact Joseph Wharff, school counseling specialist, Office of Middle and High School Instruction, by e-mail at Joseph.Wharff@doe.virginia.gov or telephone at 804-786-9377.