The professional school counseling program at J. Michael Lunsford Middle School will provide equal access and opportunity for all students in order that they may identify and achieve their goals in academic and career planning and personal/social development. Professional school counselors will collaborate with the students, administration, teachers, parents, and stakeholders to create as sense of community and an environment of positive exchange. We will create a developmentally appropriate learning environment that celebrates our unique diversity. We will create authentic relationships with our students and families based on mutual respect and honesty. The counseling program, aligned with the ASCA National Standards, will support achievement for all students so that they will become productive members of our global society.