Board Election: Voting members, be sure to cast your vote in the 2016 Board of Directors election. Voting is open May 1-July 12, 2016. This is your chance to have an impact on school counseling's future.
2017 Annual Conference Call for Programs: Have a great idea for a session at the 2017 Annual Conference, July 8-11, 2017, in Denver, Colo.? Submit your session proposals by Sept. 6, 2016, for consideration.
Public Comment on ASCA Ethical Standards: The Ethical Standards for School Counselors are currently under revision. Please share your comments on the revised document. Public comment period is April 15-May 15, 2016.
Student-to-School-Counselor Ratios: The National Center for Education Statistics has released the latest ratio data, showing the nationwide average student-to-school-counselor ratio increasing to 491-to-1, from 482-to-1 the previous year. See how your state compares.
2016 School Counselor of the Year White House Ceremony: Did you miss the White House ceremony? Watch it here, or read the First Lady's remarks. View (and download) all the photos from the School Counselor of the Year events.
ASCA Mindsets & Behaviors: Want to learn more about the new Mindsets & Behaviors for Student Success or the competencies database? Watch the webinar.
The American School Counselor Association (ASCA) supports school counselors' efforts to help students focus on academic, career and social/emotional development so they achieve success in school and are prepared to lead fulfilling lives as responsible members of society.
ASCA provides professional development, publications and other resources, research and advocacy to professional school counselors around the globe. Learn more or join today!