New Executive Director: The ASCA Board of Directors enthusiastically announces the selection of Jill M. Cook, M.Ed., CAE, as its new executive director following a nationwide search. 

School Reentry: ASCA recently worked with CASEL to develop "Reunite, Renew and Thrive: SEL Roadmap for Reopening School." The SEL Roadmap is designed to support school leaders and leadership teams in planning for the transition back to schools, in whatever form that takes. Additional reentry resources available here.

Become an ASCA-Certified School Counselor: Learn more about ASCA's new certification program for school counselors.

Race Conversations: The following ASCA resources can help school counselors ensure ethical, equitable, and inclusive school environments: links to positions, articles, webinars, research and guidanceASCA standards addressing racism and bias; ASCA’s statement regarding violence and systemic racism; new ASCA initiatives and programs; and an ASCA Town Hall: Racism in Schools.
 
COVID Updates and Resources: Get updates on how the virus affects ASCA members and the school counseling profession, as well as resources for members

Helping Students After Crisis: Get resources for helping students in the aftermath of a natural disaster. Get resources for helping students in the aftermath of a shooting. Get resources for helping students deal with troubling issues in the news.
 

 

Upcoming Events and Webinars

Webinar: RAMP 2020 Q&A
Sept. 28, 2020, 3 p.m. EDT

Town Hall: Confronting Racism: A Principal and School Counselor Collaborative Approach
Sept. 30, 2020, 3 p.m. EDT

Webinar: Tech Tools for School Counselors
Oct. 7, 2020, 3 p.m. EDT

Webinar: Title IX Changes and Sexual Harassment
Oct. 14, 2020, 3 p.m. EDT

Webinar: Prevention Education in the New Normal
Oct. 27, 2020, 2 p.m. EDT

National School Counseling Week
Feb. 1–5, 2021

Health and Education Awareness Dates (2020–2021 school year)

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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 school counselors around the globe. Learn more or join today!