Guidance and Academics
Our goal is to increase CTE program completion and provide post-secondary options to students who graduate high school. We have staff in place to assist our students in reaching their academic and career goals.
Guidance and Counseling: Breithaupt’s Counseling Department is dedicated to supporting the needs of our students in each of the following areas:
- Academic – we offer tutoring, transcript evaluation, and academic support to improve student achievement in preparation for program completion and high school graduation.
- Social/Emotional – we offer counseling for individuals, groups, and classroom guidance sessions designed to educate and support students as they learn how to manage social or emotional stressors, communicate effectively with others, and advocate for themselves.
- College & Career Readiness– we offer opportunities for students to complete interest inventories, college searches and applications, financial aid planning, career planning and career exploration in order to enhance their post-secondary plans.
Academic Interventionists: carryout the activities that support students in Reading, Math and Language in their technical programs.
Exceptional Student Education ( Special Education) Resource: Provide assistance, assessment, accommodations and modifications of assignments for ESE students.
Bilingual Advocate: Supports Spanish speaking students and provides translation services to parents.
DPSCD is providing resources to support students’ academic and social-emotional growth throughout the 2021-22 school year.
The Detroit Public Schools Community District Homework Hotline is a free resource available for all DPSCD students that encourages outstanding achievement by giving students an additional platform to ask for help and emphasize problem-solving skills. Students and families can call in for help with Literacy and/or Math homework. The Homework Hotline will be offered during the academic year on Monday – Thursday, from 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Mental Health Hotline
The Mental Health Hotline is staffed by School Social Workers, trained in addressing trauma, grief, and resource determination. School Social Workers will be available to provide online counseling to students and parents. In addition to online counseling, students and families will be able to receive referrals for additional services. This hotline may be reached as an option from the Homework Hotline by calling 1-833-466-3978 during operating hours.
English Language Learner Support
Read about the academic offerings, communication tools, and translation supports available to English Language Learner students.