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.
February 9, 2020
The Dexter Community Schools Board of Education has an open seat and the Board is currently accepting applicants for the position. If you are interested in learning more about what is the role of the Board, time commitment, etc, we've arranged for a Q & A session on Wednesday, February 12th from 6:00 - 7:00 p.m. in the Creekside Media Center. Three current DCS Board of Education members will be present to answer any questions interested candidates may have regarding DCS Board of Education service. In attendance will be two of our longest-serving Board members - Dr. Julie Schumaker (DCS Board Member since 2003 and current Board Vice President) and Ron Darr (DCS Board Member since 2002) - and our most recently elected Board Member, Mara Greatorex (DCS Board Member since 2018 and current Board Secretary). Julie, Ron, and Mara will be able to provide a comprehensive overview of Board service at Dexter Community Schools to anyone considering applying for the open position.