Mission Statement

  • The mission of the Oberlin Magnet Middle School Student Services Department is to provide a comprehensive, developmental counseling program addressing the academic, career and personal/social development of all students. We are professional school advocates who provide support to maximize student potential and academic achievement. In partnership with other educators, parents or guardians, and the community, we facilitate the support system to ensure all students at Oberlin Magnet Middle School have access to and are prepared with the knowledge and skills to contribute at the highest level as productive members of society.

Statement of Philosophy

  • The Student Services professionals at Oberlin Magnet Middle School believe:
    • All students have dignity and worth
    • All students have the right to participate in the student services program
    • All students’ ethnic, cultural, racial, sexual differences and special needs are considered in planning and implementing the student services program
    • All students K-12 shall have access to state-certified professionals to deliver the student services program

    And that the Oberlin Magnet Middle School Student Services program should:

    • Be based on specified goals and developmental student competencies for all students K-12
    • Be planned and coordinated by the Student Services team in coordination with other school, parent or guardian and community representatives
    • Utilize the many combined resources of the community to deliver programs
    • Use data to drive program development and evaluation
    • Be evaluated by a Student Services supervisor on specified goals and agreed upon student competencies
    • Actively involve Student Services team members to monitor students’ results

    And that all Student Services professionals at Oberlin Magnet Middle School:

    • Abide by the school ethics of our professions
    • Participate in professional development activities essential to maintain a quality Student Services program

Health and Wellness Supports for Students and Families