Guidance Counselor Resume

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Maria Bennett

501 Sugar Camp Road

Owatonna, MN 55060



Job Objective Seeking a Guidance Counselor career with a school in which my teaching skills can continue to grow while I am also helping the future of the school.

Summary of Qualifications:

  • Hands-on experience in developing students’ academic, career and personal/social skills, goals, and plans
  • Operational knowledge of collaborating with parents, teachers and administrators
  • Exceptional knowledge of providing individual and group counseling
  • Outstanding ability to interact positively with students and other staff members
  • Remarkable ability to work cooperatively with other staff and community
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

Work Experience:

Guidance Counselor, August 2005 – Present

Benton Harbor Area School, Owatonna, MN

  • Planned and developed program and curriculum relative to students’ needs.
  • Developed positive ways of dealing with students; individuals and groups.
  • Organized programs and activities supporting career activities and opportunities.
  • Worked closely with other counselors and teachers to direct services to all students.
  • Assisted staff and parents with students’ academic/career planning (EDP).
  • Supported the students in identifying, planning, and attaining individual goals; consistent to their aptitudes, needs abilities, and interests.

Guidance Counselor, May 2000 – July 2005

Westfield Public School, Owatonna, MN

  • Assisted the students in course and subject selection; consistent to their interests.
  • Managed to interpret each of the individual to identify their abilities and interests.
  • Managed to discover and develop special abilities of students and resolve students’ education handicaps.
  • Maintained standardized test scores and other pertinent data.
  • Developed educational and occupational plans in terms of evaluation.
  • Maintained student records and protected their confidentiality.


Bachelor’s Degree in Guidance and Counseling, Union County College, Cranford, NJ

Master’s Degree in Guidance and Counseling, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI

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