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Bibb County School District’s Professional School Counselors are……
Certified educators who must hold a master’s degree (or higher) in school counseling from a regionally accredited institution.  Professional School Counselors must have a passing score on the Georgia Assessments for the Certification of Educators (GACE) school counselor content assessment and a passing score on the GACE Basic Assessment test in math, reading and writing.  Professional School Counselors must complete coursework in the following:  Human Growth & Development, Counseling Theories, Individual Counseling, Group Counseling, Social & Cultural Foundations, Testing / Appraisal, Research & Program Evaluation and Career Development.  In addition to this course work, Professional School Counselors must complete a supervised practicum and a supervised internship.  Completing these requirements certifies an individual to work in a K-12 setting.  As with all BCSD employees, Professional School Counselors must also complete a background check.
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