The School Counseling Supervisor’s Role in Districtwide Program Advocacy and Development
School counseling supervisors play both passive and active roles in the development of comprehensive school counseling programs. Challenges sometimes exist to bring school counselors on board with district initiatives. Explore solutions that will support the development of programs grounded in the ASCA National Model. Examine advocacy efforts and accountability metrics school counseling supervisors can use to support their efforts.
Learning Outcomes
  • Gain knowledge of districtwide programs and implementation processes for comprehensive programs
  • Explore accountability measures for districtwide comprehensive school counseling programs and district school counselor personnel. 
  • Examine advocacy ideas for increasing school counselors and decreasing caseload sizes.
Cory Notestine has worked as a professional school counselor in both urban and rural settings in North Carolina and Colorado and is currently the counseling and postsecondary coordinator for Colorado Springs School District 11. He is the 2015 School Counselor of the Year.
Samantha Haviland currently serves as the director of counseling support services supporting the work of more than 115 school counselors for Denver Public Schools, Colorado’s largest school district. She serves on the Colorado School Counselor Association Board of Directors and is an adjunct instructor at the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs.
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