• Vision

    From a foundation of genuine, unconditional, and positive regard, we will treat, serve, and respect all students solely by name and individual need.

    Mission Statement

    The mission of EPISD’s counseling program is to provide a comprehensive, developmental counseling program addressing the academic, career and personal/social development of all students. Professional School Counselors, in partnership with other educators, parents or guardians, and the community ensure that all students have access to and are prepared with the knowledge and skills to contribute at the highest level as productive members of society.

    Philosophy Statement

    Guiding Principles

    EPISD professional school counselors believe:

    • All students have innate value, dignity, and worth.
    • All students’ ethnic, cultural, racial, sexual differences, and special needs are valued and considered in planning and implementing the school counseling program.
    • All students need a variety of experiences to develop intellectually, emotionally, socially, and physically.
    • All students will be given the opportunity to develop effective coping skills.
    • All students will have the right to participate in an ethically sound school counseling program managed by a Master’s level, Texas state certified professional school counselor.