Guidance Center

Guidance Center

INTRODUCTION

     The Guidance Center (GC) aims at helping students become aware of themselves and their potentials for their growth and development in the society where they belong.

The office, insuring the precise, standardized and ethical delivery of its services, formulates guidelines for adherence and respect by the academic, nonteaching personnel, parents, and the community in general.

  • Counseling. The office helps the students identify their capabilities and realize their self-determined goals.
  • Individual Inventory. The office collects, organizes and updates records of students for counseling purposes.
  • Career Guidance/Placement. The office facilitates the student’s determination for life career goals.
  • Testing. The students are given standardized tests to objectively assess their personal characteristics that affect their school life. This also includes admission testing, screening, placement of new students and pre-employment testing.
  • Peer Counseling. The office serves to train interested and selected students to help implementing guidance-oriented projects at their level.
  • Recruitment and Promotions. The office aims at promoting SMC and its vision and mission to incoming students.
  • Admission. The office implements effective and efficient admission and scholarship programs that ensure the recruitment and selection of students who have the most potential for achieving excellence in academics and service.
  • Research and Evaluation. The office makes a periodic analysis of guidance data for the improvement of existing school programs, including the effectiveness of the Guidance & Counseling Center.
  • Community Extension Services. Testing and counseling programs are provided for other clients outside the school.
  • Staff Development Program. The office provides an ongoing series of activities for the development of the staff’s individual competencies.


GUIDANCE PORTFOLIO

     The different activities and requirements are the content materials of individual students on their folder that will help them make inform about educational and career decisions that will impact their academic development, career development, personal-social development, educational achievement, leadership skills, personal management skills, team work skills and problem solving skills. Upon graduation, each student will be given this portfolio.

ACADEMIC DEVELOPMENT

  • Learning style inventory
  • Study skills assessment/study habit
  • OLSAT (IQ) Test
  • OLSAT ( IQ) re-assessment
  • Emotional Profile Index (EPI)
  • English Proficiency Test
  • Math Proficiency Test
  • Personality Test (MBTI)
  • Teaching Aptitude Test
  • Dimension of Self-concept
  • Long term educational goals
  • Short term educational goals


CAREER DEVELOPMENT

  • Career interest inventory
  • Career aptitude assessment
  • Career preferences assessment
  • Internship / job search seminar
  • Long term career goals (5 yr plan)
  • Short term career development goals


PERSONAL-SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT

  • M SPEAKS attendance / participation
  • Group Guidance activities/ attendance/ participation
  • In-campus/ out-campus seminar


EDUCATIONAL ACHIEVEMENT RECORDS

  • Prelim Grade
  • Midterm Grade
  • Final Grade
  • Evaluation of Grade for first/second semester
  • Certificates of Achievement
  • Academic Awards


LEADERSHIP SKILLS

  • Leadership certificates / awards
  • Statements about club membership
  • Certificates of attendance at leadership events
  • Personal statements about leadership in the classroom, at home, in a community activity, etc.

PERSONAL MANAGEMENT SKILLS

  • Attendance record
  • Class Schedule/assessment form
  • Library record
  • Personal statement


TEAM WORK SKILLS

  • Evidence of participation in a group activity
  • College club
  • School / College sports teams
  • Church youth group
  • Community works (CES)
  • Evidence of collaboration and/or consensus building
  • Class projects
  • Service learning projects


PROBLEM SOLVING SKILLS

  • Essay about solving a problem as part of a school project
  • Essay about solving a problem which you faced


Important Note: The Guidance Portfolio is a requirement for every college students. Please be guided accordingly to the schedules given by the guidance center. For further inquiry please visit the guidance center and see your guidance counselors.

GUIDANCE CENTER
St. Michael’s College
Higher Education Department
Iligan City
GUIDANCE ACTIVITIES
1st Semester of S.Y 2012-2013

MONTH & DATE ACTIVITIES VENUE
June 1 to 10 Admission Testing Testing room
5 Career Orientation for OJT students Conference hall
18 to 23 Orientation for Guidance Portfolio in all levels Classroom
Test dissemination and Interpretation for Freshmen and Transferees (IQ) Classroom for group guidance Guidance Center for individual guidance
25 to 30 Routine Interview and Career Assessment for 2nd year Classroom for group guidance Guidance center for individual guidance
July 1 to 2 Routine Interview for 3rd year Classroom for group guidance Guidance center for individual guidance
9 to 14 Group Guidance on Study Habits, Learning Style and Academic Performance for Freshmen Guidance Center Testing room for small group Classroom for larger group
IQ-reassessment for graduating students Guidance Testing room
18 MSPEAK Teenage Crisis, adjustment and coping style Guidance Testing room
23 to 25 Initial Interview for Freshmen and Transferees Classroom for group guidance Guidance Center for individual guidance
20 to 31 Group Guidance for Academic Probationary (AP) students ( CEIT & CHRM) Guidance Testing room
August 1 to 2 Study Skills Assessment ( COC & CED) Classroom for larger group Guidance Testing room for small group
3 to 4 Study Skills Assessment ( CON) Classroom for larger group Guidance Testing room for small group
6 to 7 Study Skills Assessment ( CBT) Classroom for larger group Guidance Testing room for small group
Group Guidance for Academic Scholars & MIS Guidance Testing room
Academic counseling for Underachievers Guidance Testing room
8 to 9 Study Skills Assessment ( CHRM) Classroom for larger group Guidance Testing room for small group
10 to 11 Study Skills Assessment ( CEIT) Classroom for larger group Guidance Testing room for small group
13 to 18 Group Guidance for AP students on Learning Style & Problem solving skills
20 to 25 Test dissemination and Interpretation of Study Skills Assessment/ study habits Classroom for larger group Guidance Testing room for small group
27 to 31 Dimension of Self-concept for 3rd year Classroom for larger group Guidance Testing room for small group
Career Aptitude assessment for 3rd year Classroom for larger group Guidance Testing room for small group
Career Interest Inventory for freshmen Classroom for larger group Guidance Testing room for small group
September 3 to 5 Teaching Aptitude Test for CED%u20133rd year Guidance Testing room
Personality Test ( CON, COC, CED) 3rd year Classroom for larger group Guidance Testing room for small group
Math and English Proficiency test ( CON,COC, CED) for 2nd year Classroom for larger group Guidance Testing room for small group
6 to 8 Personality Test ( CHRM, CBT, CEIT) 3rd year Classroom for larger group Guidance Testing room for small group
Math and English Proficiency test (CHRM,CBT, CEIT) for 2nd year Classroom for larger group Guidance Testing room for small group
Academic counseling for Underachievers Guidance Testing Room
10 to 12 Test Dissemination and Interpretation of Personality Test and Math and Proficiency Test Classroom for larger group Guidance Testing room for small group
13 MSPEAK-Usapang Lalaki-Usapang Babae on Gender Role and Academic Performance Auditorium Conference Hall
17 to 20 Academic counseling for underachievers Guidance Testing room
Psycho-social intervention ( follow-up for Sendong Survivors) Guidance Center
October 1 to 6 Students Guidance Portfolio updating Guidance Center
8 to 11 Emotional Profile Index Classroom for larger group Guidance Testing room for small group
Academic counseling for Underachievers, Scholars Guidance Center
13 to 20 Admission Testing for incoming freshmen, transferees and shiftees Guidance Testing Room
22 to 27,29 to 31 Admission Testing for incoming freshmen, transferees and shiftees Guidance Testing Room

Very Important Note: Every Michaelite is encouraged to come to the Guidance Center for further inquiry regarding the different guidance activities and services.