Rice ISD Counselors


RISD Counselors


 Our PreK-12 counselors honor our Rice ISD  family, supporting our students as they grow their social and emotional skills. We follow the program goals outlined in the Texas Model for Comprehensive School Counseling Programs and use developmentally appropriate lessons to help our students learn to manage their emotions, resolve conflicts and make responsible choices. 


Student competencies from the Texas Model for Comprehensive School Counseling Programs include:

  • Intrapersonal Effectiveness
    • Positive student self-concept
    • Effective executive functioning skills
    • Appropriate behavior to the situation and environment
  • Interpersonal Effectiveness
    • Effective interactions with diverse populations
    • Effective and appropriate communication skills
    • Recognition of personal boundaries, individual rights and privacy needs of others
    • Effective conflict resolution skills
    • Development of healthy relationships
  • Post-secondary Planning and Career Readiness
    • Motivation to succeed in personal endeavors
    • Demonstration of career exploration skills
    • Possession of the knowledge and skills to gather information for post-secondary education and career planning
    • Demonstration of awareness of the importance of post-secondary education
    • Understanding of the relationship of academics to the world of work and to life at home and in the community
  • Personal Health and Safety
    • Incorporation of wellness practices into daily living
    • Demonstration of resiliency and positive coping skills
    • Possession of assertiveness skills necessary for personal protection

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