Taft Counselor Connection
Meet Our Staff
Mary Libby, Head Counselor
Brigitte Rauschuber, A-Davir
Tania Santacruz, Davis-Hernandez, J
Jorge Garcia, Hernandez, K-Mer
Roxanne Collins, Mes-Ror
Verlyn Gonzales-Hernandez, Ros-Z
Services We Provide
Taft High School follows a guidance and counseling program framework that is
delivered through four components:
Responsive Services-We intervene with or on behalf of those students whose personal circumstance, concerns, or problems are threatening to interfere with or are interfering with their healthy personal, social, career and /or educational development.
Individual Planning-Students are guided in planning, monitoring and managing their own educational, career, personal and social development.
Guidance Curriculum-We provide skill-based lessons and units designed to help all students develop competence in essential life skills.
System Support-Describes management activities which assure the delivery of a high quality guidance program, and service which indirectly benefit students by supporting other programs.
Counselors provide skill based lessons designed to help all students. Lessons focus on 4 essential skill goals:
· Intrapersonal Effectiveness
· Interpersonal Effectiveness
· Post Secondary Planning and Career Readiness
· Personal Health and Safety
The Taft High School Career Center is available to all students and can help with:
* College Admission Requirements
* SAT/ACT Registration & Prep
* Volunteer/Community Service
Contact Elaine Torres at elaine.torres@nisd
Click on the link below for more information
Self Help Section
Try these APPS
MoodGYM is based on cognitive behavior and interpersonal therapy, it consists of five modules, which help you to explore:
- Why you feel the way you do
- Changing the way you think
- Knowing what makes you upset
- Assertiveness and interpersonal skills training