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Mission Statement

The mission of the Volusia County Schools’ school counselors is to implement a proactive school counseling program that fosters academic achievement, career awareness, personal growth and a positive self-image for all students within a safe and secure learning environment.

Volusia County Schools Comprehensive School Counseling Program

School counselors promote and enhance achievement through a comprehensive school counseling program based on American School Counselor Association (ASCA) National Model. School counselors incorporate prevention and intervention with continuous academic, college & career, and social & emotional development activities that will prepare them for meaningful participation in a diverse, changing world. They also provide resources to students, staff, families, and others to establish a safe school climate necessary for academic and social & emotional growth.

Ingrid Cruz
Specialist, K-5 School Counseling
Email: iwcruz@volusia.k12.fl.us
Phone: (386) 734-7190 ext. 20655

Donnette Estelhomme
Specialist, 6-12 School Counseling
Email: destelho@volusia.k12.fl.us
Phone: (386) 734-7190 ext. 20518

Lori Miller
Office Specialist, Student Services
Email: lpmiller@volusia.k12.fl.us
Phone: (386) 734-7190 ext. 20538