Nominate your outstanding program and get recognized for all the hard work you do at a Board of Education meeting!
CSCA members may submit a program in one of the following three areas:
I. Comprehensive Developmental School Counseling Program
Documentation from the district must include:
a) Written philosophy
b) Goals and objectives
c) Guidance procedures/guidelines
d) Student outcomes
e) An outline of the program that addresses the needs of all students at each grade level
II. Student Program* or Parent Program*
Documentation should indicate:
a) Specific issue(s) being addressed
b) The need for the program
c) The goals and objectives
d) An outline of the sessions
e) Selection method and number of students or parents involved
g) An explanation of how the program is connected to a Comprehensive Developmental School Counseling Program
* Programs must be counselor developed
III. Data-driven School Counseling Program: M.E.A.S.U.R.E.
Documentation should include:
a) A completed M.E.A.S.U.R.E. (An Accountability model in which school counselors identify and positively impact student success)
b) Completed STEP SIX: Report Card
c) Examples of Strategies used to implement Step Four
A program shall be selected on the basis of its merits and how it impacts the School Counseling Program, counselors, the counseling profession, or students. The procedure must be in writing and provide clear guidelines for its implementation.
Completed applications and supporting documentation are due by April 30, 2012.
Review of entries will be completed by the end of May and recognition in the form of a wall plaque will be presented to the counselor(s) at a local Board of Education meeting in the Fall of 2012.
All applicants must be current members of the Connecticut School Counselor Association.
To apply please download and complete the attached application form.