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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.
  • Secondary Counselors

Welcome to the High School Counselor webpage for the Wisconsin School Counselor Association (WSCA). High School Counselors in Wisconsin are leaders in education and play an integral role in the personal/social, academic, and career development of ALL students. One of our primary goals as high school counselors is to facilitate growth within students so they can obtain the knowledge, skills, and attitudes in order to be successful with their post-secondary plans.

The purpose of this site is to provide resources for High School Counselors and share information about the position of Secondary Vice President of the Wisconsin School Counselor Association. We take great pride in our professional organization and invite you to learn more about the Governing Board and the support network that WSCA can provide. We encourage High School Counselors to contact your Secondary VP and Secondary VP Elect with questions you may have, information you would like to share, and/or ideas for presentations at our annual convention at the Madison Monona Terrace in February. Also, if you would like further information about what the Secondary VP position entails, Click Here . Serving as Secondary Vice President is a wonderful way to work with and lead School Counselors across the state by sharing ideas and participating in exciting events that promote our profession. To apply for Secondary VP-Elect for 2014-2015, Click Here.

Rachel Berg
Luck High School
810 7th Street South
Luck, WI  54853
715-472-2152 ext. 115



Brianne Mehlos
Arrowhead Union H.S.
800 North Ave
Hartland, WI  53209
262-369-3612 ext. 4212


General Roles of the High School Counselor:

Promoting a PK-12 School Counseling Program that includes:

  1. Counseling Curriculum: content delivered to all students through classroom activities, interdisciplinary curriculum development & partnerships, group activities, parent/student workshops
  2. Individual Planning: assist students in educational and career planning, decision making, and goal setting
  3. Responsive Services: prevention and intervention, consultation, individual and small group counseling, crisis counseling, referrals
  4. Systems Support: program delivery and support, professional development, consultation, collaboration, analyzing data, committee work, and teaming:
    • Provide a framework and systems support to service ALL students in the personal/social, academic and career domains
    • Serve as a Student Advocate
    • Deliver Individual Conferences with Students and Parents
    • Provide Ongoing Post-Secondary Planning Opportunities
    • Provide a Supportive Environment for every students
    • Build Partnerships within our School and Community
    • Be Culturally Competent
    • Accountability through Data Collection

Click here to see a list of helpful websites for High School counselors




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Make your plans to attend the 2017 WSCA Annual Conference to be held February 21-23, 2017 at the Monona Terrace Convention Center, Madison WI - Click Here




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