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School Counselors

Richland School District Two provides a comprehensive developmental school counseling program in each school and center. School counseling programs are an integral part of students’ daily educational environment and benefit students, parents, teachers, administrators and the overall community. School counselors, formerly referred to as “guidance counselors” in the past, help every student improve academic achievement, personal and social development, and career planning. Richland School District Two school counseling programs adhere to both the South Carolina Comprehensive Developmental Guidance and Counseling Program Model and the American School Counseling Association (ASCA) National Model.

Role of a School Counselor

Richland School District Two School counselors are certified/ licensed educators with a minimum of a master’s degree in school counseling, making them uniquely qualified to address all students’ academic, career and social/emotional development needs by designing, implementing, and evaluating a comprehensive school counseling program that promotes and enhances student success.


School Links

SchooLinks is a modern, college and career readiness platform to prepare students for what comes after graduation. SchooLinks helps students discover their interests and strengths, explore colleges and careers, and create an individualized career and academic plan that best reflects their post-secondary goals. SchooLinks at Richland District 2 is accessible in 9th-12th grades by students and their parents.

SchooLinks features are incredibly user-friendly and were designed to streamline the college and career readiness workflow for counselors and staff.

Using SchooLinks, students and families can:

  • Access career interest, strength and mindset surveys
  • Explore 2-year and 4-year colleges
  • Take virtual reality college campus tours
  • Search for scholarships
  • Learn about financial aid
  • Find internship and volunteer opportunities
  • Explore traditional, emerging and military career fields
  • Create digital portfolios / resumes
  • Communicate with counselors
  • Build their Individual Graduation Plan

Pathful Explore

Pathful Explore is an innovative resource that helps students explore, plan, and prepare for careers. It is highly engaging and easy to use. 

Pathful Explore provides students with hundreds of inspiring day-in-the-life videos that portray the realities of the 21st-century workplace.

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