Windham School District honors professional counselors

Message from WSD Superintendent Dr. Clint Carpenter:

Windham School District honors professional counselorsEach year in February we proudly honor The Windham School District’s professional counseling staff, an integral part of correctional education success!

All public school counselors provide guidance to students while working with teachers and administrators, but Windham counselors perform their jobs within the challenging environment of the Texas prison system. By promoting the best interests of students, our counselors help transform lives and reduce recidivism.

WSD counselors assist in the placement of offenders in appropriate education programs, coordinate unit testing programs, provide group and classroom counseling, and assist teachers in working with student behavior problems. They help students experience academic achievement, develop self-confidence, and prepare for successful careers and lives after release.

The dedication and professionalism of Windham counselors are an essential element in the successful operation of Windham schools. We thank our counselors for their daily contributions as part of the WSD.

Please remember to tell them thank you for a job well done!

 

Success Stories

Success Story IconFormer Windham student becomes successful electrician -
Garrett Stanley, a wonderful story of success in life after incarceration.

Success Story IconIndependent Data Contractor Success Story -
"Due largely to the training I received from my teacher, I am able to be an independent ...

Success Story IconNEW - They didn’t give up - "It makes me feel really good to know that these guys aren’t giving up just because they’re in prison."

Success Story IconRole Model - Success Story -
"I talk to them about how important education is and how hard I'm trying to prove that to them."

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An offender at the Polunsky Unit prepares for graduation after earning his GED through the Windham School District.
Students at the Huntsville “Walls” Unit strengthen writing skills during a literacy class.
Each day WSD correctional educators pass through prison gates across Texas to work with men and women incarcerated within TDCJ.
WSD’s Business and Image Management & Multimedia (BIMM) class offers students the opportunity to learn viable graphic arts and computer skills, helping them prepare for jobs after release.
Offenders often experience academic success for the first time in a Windham classroom.
Vocational and academic skills are integrated in Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs, such as this Small Engine Repair class in Huntsville, Texas.