Franklin Elementary School

Guidance Curriculum

Recently, Liberty Elementary School Counselors spent significant time aligning our Guidance and Counseling Curriculum to the Missouri Grade Level Expectations. These can be found by following the Curriculum Manager Link below and searching under Guidance and the grade level you are interested in.

Curriculum Manager

Duke, Marcia

Office phone 816-736-5447

Liberty Public Schools Counseling Curriculum

Counseling and Guidance in Liberty

Goals for Graduates:

LPS Students will:

The counseling curriculum in Liberty Public School provides our students with opportunities to make responsible decisions now, and in the future, in a knowledgeable, thoughtful and resilient manner. LPS counselors guide students through sequential units that allow for practice and feedback on decision making skills that students will use in all aspects throughout life.

  • Understand their role as a contributing member of society
  • Develop quality relationships based on understanding and respect
  • Act as their own best advocate by recognizing threats to personal safety and using coping strategies as needed
  • Believe in their ability to achieve academic goals and understand when and where to receive assistance as needed
  • Understand the increasing expectations of teachers and courses throughout their various transitions
  • Set learning goals as part of an individual education/career plan with the ability to continually review and modify plans
  • Explore skills required in the work environment
  • Seek information on education and training required for specific career choices
  • Develop skills that contribute to high quality work performance

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Links About School Counselors and School Counseling


Privacy and confidentiality are essential to having an effective school counseling program.

Liberty Public Schools recognizes the importance of good communication and good working relationships between students, parents, and the school. Therefore, every effort will be made to protect student and parent privacy rights except under certain limited conditions. These conditions generally include safety issues (harm to self and/or others), legal issues, and professional responsibilities (see the ASCA Ethical Standards for School Counselors at

American School Counselor Association Position Statement on Confidentiality