Wisconsin School Counselor Association, Inc.
To advance the profession of school counseling in preschool through post secondary in order to maximize the educational, academic, vocational and personal-social growth of each student.
Wisconsin School Counselor Association MISSION
To advance the profession of school counseling, preschool through post-secondary education, in order to maximize the academic, career, and personal-social growth of all students.
WSCA 2011-2013 Work Plan
ARTICLE I : Promote professional development of school counselors and graduate students in training.
• Hold WSCA LDI (President)
• Maintain Summer Academy (Professional Development & Education)
• Hold WSCA Annual Conference (Conference)
• Maintain support and training of WSCA Model/ASCA Model (Professional Development & Education)
• Maintain Fall Summit (Professional Development & Education)
• Publish CounseLink three times per year (Publications)
• Promote and increase WSCA and ASCA memberships (Membership)
• Promote professional development opportunities for graduate students (Graduate Student)
1. Develop emerging leaders – add non-board member committee members (President Elect)
2. Enhance cultural competence of all counselors (Professional Development & Education)
ARTICLE II: Promote partnerships and collaboration with stakeholders and educational professionals to benefit school counselors and students.
• Promote website with key stakeholders (Public Relations)
• Provide scholarships to high school students for post-secondary education (Professional Recognition)
1. Sponsorships/Partnerships (Public Relations)
2. Facebook/Twitter/Social Media presence (Public Relations)
ARTICLE III: Give direction to issues of concern to school counselors as well as to promote and advocate for the profession of school counseling.
• Develop promotional materials (Public Relations)
• Maintain content of website (President)
• Recognize outstanding school counselors, and individuals or professionals who positively impact the school counseling profession (Professional Recognition)
• SPARC-W to administrators/legislators (Professional Development & Education)
• Archive publications on website (Publications)
• Provide Scholarships to Grad Students (Professional Recognition)
1. Communicate/highlight school counselor work being done across the state (Professional Recognition)
2. Promote use of WSCAscene (Public Relations)
• Legislative updates in monthly e-newsletters (Government Relations)
• Day on the hill (Government Relations)
1. Educate school counselors and graduate students on the importance of being politically active (Government Relations)
2. Research the feasibility of a Lobbyist (Government Relations)
To view a document of the Work Plan, click here.
Make your plans to attend the 2014 WSCA Annual Conference to be held February 18-20, 2014 at the Monona Terrace Convention Center, Madison WI
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