Frequently Asked Questions


Are all West Virginia schools required to have school counselors?

What is the required counselor to student ratio in West Virginia?

Are counselor logs mandatory? Can counties require these logs? What is the appropriate and intended use of the WVDE web-based logs?

What is the role of the counselor is IEP, 504’s and SAT teams? Should counselors be written into IEP’s or 504 Plans to provide counseling/therapy on an ongoing basis?

What is the role of the school counselor in RTI (Support for Personalized Planning?

Are school counselors supposed to have planning periods?