School Counselors

  • School counselors are educational specialists who are certified or licensed professionals with a master's degree or higher in school counseling. They help ALL students address developmental needs. Acting as student's advocate, the role or a school counselor is to provide and deliver a comprehensive school counseling program encouraging all students' academic, career and social/emotional development and helping all students in maximizing their student achievement.

    -American School Counselor Association 

How We Can Help

  • Academic Development

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    Standards guiding school counseling programs to implement strategies and activities to support and maximize each student's ability to learn at North Polk High School.

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  • Social & Emotional Development

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    Standards guiding school counseling programs to help students manage emotions and learn and apply interpersonal skills.

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  • College & Career Planning

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    Helping students understand the connection between school and the world of work, as well as, plan for and make a successful transition from school to post-secondary education.

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Contact Us

  •  Picture of Jessica Allen

    Ms. Jessica Allen
    School Counselor
    515-984-3400 ext. 2502
    (Serving last names A-M)


    Picture of Jory Houser

    Mr. Jory Houser
    School Counselor
    515-984-3400 ext. 2568

    (Serving last names N-Z)