Fostering Academic Development and Learning: Implications and Recommendations for Middle School Counselors.
Within the systemic framework of comprehensive school counseling programs, this article explores middle school counselors’ vital role in collaborating with other educators to promote the academic development of early adolescents. Research pertinent to contemporary middle school counseling in this developmental domain is summarized, especially as it may relate to program activities and interventions. Implications and recommendations for best practice are included. **********