Hutto ISD has developed a comprehensive guidance plan for positive social emotional student learning and growth. Guidance topics throughout the year are integrated with the Hippo Way Program, College & Career Readiness, Academic Achievement, and Social Emotional Learning (SEL).

    Guidance & Social Emotional Learning Topics:

    • Intrapersonal Effectiveness
      • Positive student self-concept
      • Effective executive functioning skills
      • Appropriate behavior to the situation and environment
    • Interpersonal Effectiveness
      • Effective interactions with diverse populations
      • Effective and appropriate communication skills
      • Recognition of personal boundaries, individual rights and privacy needs of others
      • Effective conflict resolutions skills
      • Development of healthy relationships
    • Post-secondary Planning and Career Readiness
      • Motivation to succeed in personal endeavors
      • Demonstration of career exploration skills
      • Possession of the knowledge and skills to gather information for the purpose of postsecondary education and career planning
      • Demonstration of awareness of the importance of postsecondary education
      • Understanding of the relationship of academics to the world of work and to life at home and in the community
    • Personal Health and Safety
      • Incorporation of wellness practices into daily living
      • Demonstration of resiliency and positive coping skills
      • Possession of assertiveness skills necessary for personal protection

    HISD Comprehensive Elementary Counseling Program

    HISD Comprehensive Middle School Counseling Program

    HISD Comprehensive High School Elementary Counseling Program