Decorah District’s school counseling program is an articulated, sequential, kindergarten-12th grade program that is comprehensive in scope, preventative in design, developmental in nature, driven by data, and integral to the school district’s curricula and instructional program. The program is implemented by qualified professional school counselors who are appropriately licensed by the Iowa Board of Educational Examiners.

Standards and Benchmarks

Iowa Early Learning Standards, pages 15-18, 26-27, 32-47, 100-130

Iowa’s Social-Emotional Learning Competencies

SEL Competencies Condensed by Grade Band:

General Resources

Iowa’s Multi-Tiered System of Supports (MTSS)

Iowa’s Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS)

Social-Emotional Learning


Mental Health

College and Career Readiness Resources

Future Ready Iowa

Iowa Clearinghouse for Work-Based Learning

Career and Academic Planning

Iowa’s College and Career Readiness Definition

Community Colleges

Iowa College Aid

District Counseling Services

TK-2nd Grade – Amanda Hahn

3rd-4th Grade – Makenzie Olson

Middle School – Lee Stock

High School – Pat Trewin