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The mission of WSCA is to advance the profession of school counseling in preschool through post-secondary in order to maximize the academic performance, career planning, and personal/social growth of every student.
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The Wisconsin School Counselor Association (WSCA) needs dedicated school counselor-advocates to become members of the WSCA Governing Board of Directors.  The WSCA Board is focused on the profession of school counseling, educational leadership and meaningfully impacting college and career readiness for ALL children in the state of Wisconsin. WSCA continues to play a vital role in promoting the profession of school counseling to all our stakeholders on a state, regional and national level.  It is through the dedication of the members of the WSCA Board that we ensure school counselors remain leaders in the field of education. 

We strongly encourage school counselors interested in having a significant impact on our profession to serve on the WSCA Governing Board of Directors.  We are currently seeking Board of Directors candidates to represent the diverse needs and perspectives of all Wisconsin school counselors. This is a three-year commitment. We have recently transitioned to the policy governance format for our WSCA Board, and will have a nine-member Board of Directors which works separately from the coordinator team.  Applications  will be accepted until December 1, 2015, at which point the Elections Committee will vet the candidates and select a slate of three to be brought to the elections in February.

Candidate application information is provided below.  If you have questions, please contact Kelly Curtis, WSCA Elections Committee Chair at or at (715)377-3840, ext. 2210.   We are also looking for WSCA Members interested in serving on the Elections Committee to review applications.

Thank you for your willingness to apply to be a state leader with the Wisconsin School Counselor Association.  There are over 1,100 members who own WSCA and benefit from the leadership of the WSCA board. As you consider your candidacy, please review the board of directors position description - click here
To understand the focus of the WSCA Board, please review the WSCA ENDS Policies at

Each candidate must complete all of the following application items and return the information electronically to no later than December 1, 2015.

  1. A candidate registration form
  2. A one page resume (not exceed 8 x 11)
  3. A picture in jpeg format that is no smaller than 2 x 3 (that looks professional in black & white or in color print)
  4. On one page, write two responses to the following questions, keeping each response to fewer than 100 words (Times Roman font; font size 12):
    1. Describe your interest in becoming a WSCA Director.
    2. How will you provide an important perspective and represent Wisconsin School Counselors?
  5. A letter of recommendation from a school counselor colleague or peer (or fellow instructor) OR an immediate administrator/supervisor. (The letter cannot exceed 750 words and should describe why the reference believes you are a good candidate for the WSCA Board).
  6. Candidates must be a member in good standing of WSCA and ASCA in order to be an eligible candidate for election. If you are not currently a member, please go to:
    1. WSCA- 
    2. ASCA-
  7. Candidates must attend the board meeting on  April 23, 2015 to transition and participate in policy governance training.
  8. Candidates must attend the WSCA Board Leadership Development Institute in July 2016 in addition to board meetings three times per year.
Elections open February 3, 2016 and close on March 15, 2016.  Members of WSCA place their votes on an electronic ballot.  Candidates will be introduced to association members on the WSCA website and at the Annual WSCA Conference on Wednesday, February 17, 2016.  Elected officials will be announced by April 10, 2016. 


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