Need some inspiration, information and insight for the back-to-school season? Check out the resources and top-five tips from the School Counselor of the Year finalists for making this a stellar school year. 

Back to School: How School Counselors Can Help Students and Themselves 

Position Statements: Review or download ASCA's position statements on a variety of education-related topics.

Role Statements: Share these statements about school counselor roles with your stakeholders. 
The Role of the School Counselor
The Role of the Elementary School Counselor
The Role of the Middle School Counselor
The Role of the High School Counselor
The Role of School Counselor Directors/Coordinators

Back-to-School Forms/Templates: Check out the Open Forum library on the ASCA SCENE for sample needs assessment surveys, confidentiality agreements, permission-to-counsel letters and more. Look for the folder marked "Forms for Needs Assessment-Referral-Permissions."

2017 Webinar Series: Don't miss out on your chance for free (to members) professional development. Check out the full lineup of fall webinars.

Annual Agreement: All school counselors should execute an annual agreement with their administrator in the first two months of the school year. Download a template.

Awareness Dates Calendar:  Download the calendar for the 2017-2018 health and education awareness dates.

Back-to-School Shopping – At a Discount
Need to add some school counseling books to your library? The following books are on sale for $25 each (for members) until Sept. 24, 2017.  Need Back-to-School Clothes?
What is it about back-to-school season that makes everyone want new clothes? We're here to help. With a variety of clothing options, such as the ever-popular "School Guidance Counselor" T-shirt, new ASCA polo shirts, baseball hats and more, we've got you covered (in more ways than one). Browse the ASCA apparel catalog.