# CTE Resource Center - Career Planning Guide - Educational/School Counselor

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Educational/School Counselor

Assist students of all levels, from elementary school to postsecondary education. Advocate for students and work with other individuals and organizations to promote the academic, career, personal, and social development of children and youth. School counselors help students evaluate their abilities, interests, talents, and personalities to develop realistic academic and career goals. Counselors use interviews, counseling sessions, interest and aptitude assessment tests, and other methods to evaluate and advise students. They also operate career information centers and career education programs.

    Postsecondary Preparations

  • Master's degree
  • Ph.D.