DHS Counseling Department



The mission of the Dexter High School counseling department is to provide high quality, comprehensive school counseling services to all students. Our program, as guided by the ASCA National Model, is designed to help all students develop and enhance their academic, career, and personal/social strengths in order to become responsible and productive citizens. There is a commitment to individual uniqueness and the maximum development of human potential. Through the skillful use of strategic, timely, and personal interventions, counselors customize educational experiences in order to enhance capabilities, close achievement gaps among high and low performing groups and support positive choices.

Read more about our guiding principles, services, standards, and focus areas in our School Counseling Mission Statement.

Counseling News

MPSERS ORS 3% Update
Posted 12/22/2017 11:15AM

MPSERS ORS 3% Update

We have received the following notice from Michigan Office of Retirement Services:

"The Supreme Court has ruled that PA 75 of 2010, which was in effect from July 2010 until September 2012 and mandated that members contribute 3% of their compensation to the Retiree Healthcare Fund, is unconstitutional and that member contributions (which are currently being held in escrow [at ORS]) shall be refunded to members. ORS is working to implement the Supreme Court’s decision..."

ORS, their attorneys and auditors, and Michigan School Business Officials association (MSBO) will be working together over the next many months to figure out how to refund member's contributions.
Now that the constitutionality of the mandatory deductions is finalized, we will now proceed with issuing corrected 2013 W-2s (for the voluntary 3% deductions from 2/1/2013-12/31/2013).

 

To summarize:
For further information, please contact DCS CFO Sharon Raschke

You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself, any direction you choose.” - Dr. Seuss

Contact Us

  • DHS Counseling Office
    2200 N. Parker Rd.
    Dexter, MI 48130
  • School Hours
    M-F 8:00am - 2:51pm
    Half Days
    8:00am - 11:25am
    Office Hours
    M-F 7:30am - 4:30pm
  • (734) 424-4240 option 2
    (734) 424-4252 fax
  • Department Chair
    Geraldine Brady-Holmes
    Department Secretary
    Megan Stehley-Landrum
  • Dexter Community Schools  734-424-4100
  • 7714 Ann Arbor Street,
    Dexter, MI 48130 
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