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What is a counselor?

What is a Counselor?

Counselors work with all students, school staff, families and members of the community as a part of the educational program. The role of the LCTC counselor is to help all students fully develop their academic, career, personal and social abilities.

What Do Counselors Do?

  • Advise students on school planning

  • Assist students in obtaining extra help

  • Provide personal and social counseling services to students

  • Connect students and families to resources within the community.

  • Assist students with career planning

  • Provide students with information related to post-secondary opportunities:

    • College

    • Military

    • Training

    • Employment

Why Contact a Counselor?

When you need assistance with:

  • School achievement concerns

  • School planning & course selection

  • Post-secondary planning (college, technical schools, financial aid, scholarships, articulated credit, dual enrollment)

  • Personal needs or concerns

  • Crisis situations

  • Family transitions (i.e. death, divorce, re-marriage, new sibling)

What Information Is Available?

  • ACT & ASVAB Testing

  • Career & Technical Training

  • Continuing Education

  • Employment Opportunities

  • Financial Aid/Scholarships

  • Internships

  • Military

When & How To Contact Us

  • Before school, during break, between classes or after school
  • During class – with instructor written permission
  • Referral by:
    • Yourself
    • Administration

    • Teachers/Staff

    • Parents/Guardians

    • Peers

    • Other Counselors

We are available to you from 7:45 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. every school day, Monday - Friday.   
Contact the Counseling Office by phone or email to set up an appointment, if necessary.  
Phone: 573-346-9276 or Email: [email protected]  


Get to Know Your Counselor!