K-12 Counseling Program

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K-12 Counseling Department Mission Statement

The mission of the Pen Argyl Area School District Counseling program, in cooperative partnership with students, educators, parents, and the post-secondary and business community, is to help prepare all students to become lifelong learners and responsible members of our workforce and global community by addressing the diverse and unique academic, career, and personal/social needs of all students.

Chapter 339

The Pen Argyl Area School District has developed a K-12 Counseling Program as part of Chapter 339. One aspect of the plan aims to help students meet the Pennsylvania Career Education and Work Standards. To review the standards, please click here.


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Career Institute of Technology (CIT)

To learn more about the Career Institute of Technology opportunities for Pen Argyl Area School District students, please click here.

Success in the New Economy

Our dynamic economy challenges counselors and educators to effectively prepare students for the future world of work. The following video is intended to inform parents of our projected economy path:

"Success in the New Economy"

Since the implementation of Chapter 339, which incorporates the knowledge highlighted in this video, the K-12 Counseling team has implemented a comprehensive approach to career development and education. These plans are revisited annually.