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Membership Types

Professional Membership - $129
Professional members must hold a master's degree or higher in counseling or the substantial equivalent and must be credentialed as a school counselor by a state, district or territory of the United States or the credentialing agency of the country in which they practice or must be employed as counselor educators in a graduate program that prepares school counselors. This is a voting membership type.

Retired Membership - $69
Members who are in retirement and do not hold full-time positions in school counseling are eligible for retired membership. Retired members hold a master's degree or higher in counseling or the substantial equivalent; are or were credentialed as a school counselor by a state, district or territory of the United States or the credentialing agency of the country in which they practice; or were employed as school counselors, supervisors of school counselors or counselor educators in a graduate program that prepares school counselors. This is a voting membership type.

Student Membership - $69
Students who are enrolled in a master’s program preparing school counselors and who do not hold full-time positions in school counseling are eligible for student membership for two years only. (Doctoral students please see Affiliate category.) This is a nonvoting membership type.

Affiliate Membership - $129
Individuals interested in counseling, who are not eligible for any other type of membership, may become affiliate members. Doctoral students not employed full time as school counselors fall under this category. This is a nonvoting category.