Helpful Tips for RAMP Applicants
Remember, RAMP is about the school counseling program and not individual school counselors.
Use the School Counseling Program Assessment
to help determine RAMP readiness.
Need more help developing your program? Read "The ASCA National Model Implementation Guide."
For more help with data collection and analysis, consult "Making DATA Work."
Understand the difference between process, perception and outcome data.
Follow the monthly checklist
to ensure you stay on track to meet the submission deadline.
Review the rubric
Use the narratives to provide a rationale and explanation for the information submitted and to provide an understanding of the process.
Read the RAMP application process
- Ensure the application covers one full school year.
- Proofread the application for spelling, grammar and punctuation.
- Ensure the application is clear and understandable for someone unfamiliar with your program.
Create file names for the uploaded documents that clearly reflect the file contents.
Keep a copy of all the application parts, including the narratives, in electronic or paper form.
Review all components of the online application submission before hitting the final "finalized and submit" button.