Program of Studies: Guidance

Program Mission/Purpose

The mission and purpose of the Worcester Public School Guidance Counselor Department is to advocate for every student and provide a comprehensive guidance program that will assist all students in acquiring the knowledge and skills needed to become career and college ready.  

The comprehensive school counseling program the Worcester Public School Guidance Department is continuing to develop is based on the Massachusetts Model for Comprehensive School Counseling.  School counselors take a systemic approach to deliver a standards-based curriculum to all middle and high school students through individual counseling, small group counseling and classroom guidance lessons to facilitate student learning and development in three domains:

  • Personal/Social Development

  • Academic/Technical Achievement

  • Workplace Readiness/Career Planning

Naviance Information

Naviance is a college and career readiness program that allows students to create a personalized plan that helps them make the right decisions throughout their academic journey.

Students and parents have access to Naviance beginning in grade 7 and through grade 12. For more information visit Naviance.

To log into your Naviance student account: Visit Student Team Online and log into your student portal account.

Scholarship Information

For a detailed list of scholarships please see the Financial Aid and Scholarships page.