West Clermont Local School District
Bylaws & Policies


The Board of Education requires that a planned program of guidance and counseling be an integral part of the educational program of the schools. Such a program must be found in the District Comprehensive Guidance Plan and may:

 A.assist students in achieving their optimum growth;

 B.enable students to obtain maximum benefit from the offerings of the instructional program of the schools;

 C.aid students in identifying options and making choices in vocational and academic planning;

 D.help integrate all the student's experience so that s/he can better relate school activity to life outside the school;

 E.help students learn to make their own decisions and solve problems independently.

A program of guidance and/or counseling shall be offered to all students and shall include the services of professional guidance personnel and other designated faculty and staff members and appropriate members of the community.

The Superintendent shall implement the adopted counseling and guidance program which carries out these purposes and:

 A.is integrated with the total educational program;

 B.is available equally to all students;

 C.establishes a referral system which utilizes all the aid the schools and community offer, guards the privacy of the student, and monitors the effectiveness of such referrals.

R.C. 2151.421, 2317.02 (G)
A.C. 3301-35-03