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Welcome to VSCA!

Founded in 1962 , the Virginia School Counselor Association is a state chapter of the American School Counselor Association. It is the only school counselor association in the Commonwealth of Virginia solely for and by school counselors. 

About Us

VSCA provides professional development opportunities through workshops and conferences, networking opportunities through various events, and advocacy for the role of the school counselor in the state of Virginia.

Mission Statement

The mission of the Virginia School Counselor Association is to actively promote excellence in the profession of school counseling and to provide member support through professional development, advocacy, leadership, accountability and collaboration.

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Member Benefits

Your Membership Provides You:

Membership programs and services such as - membership mailings, materials related to National School Counseling Week and Back to School, etc.

Lobbyists at David Bailey Associates, who will advocate for Virginia school counseling issues

FREE RAMP training and consultation for school divisions

Scholarships for RAMP application fees

Multiple professional development opportunities throughout the state, Annual Conference and Summer Academy each year at a reduced member rate

Meet and Greet events to socialize and network with other school counselors in the state.

A website full of resources for members only

Access to the membership database for networking purposes

The VOICE magazine

Professional recognition and awards for school counselors and graduate students

Social media presence on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, ASCA/Virginia Scene and YouTube

VA delegate representation to the ASCA National Conference

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Conference 2019

This year’s Conference will be October 16-18, 2019. Participants will have the opportunity to hear from some fantastic keynote speakers and many more presenters from across the state.

Upcoming events

    • November 07, 2019
    • 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    • The Winery at Bull Run

    Our Region 4 (Northern Virginia) Meet and Greet will be held on November 7 at The Winery at Bull Run from 5-7 pm.  Please RSVP if you are attending.  Have wine and snacks on us and network with other school counselors from your region!  We hope to see you there.


    Email with any questions to vscaprofdevelopment@gmail.com

    VSCA Professional Development Team

Past events

October 16, 2019 VSCA Fall Conference
July 18, 2019 VSCA District Supervisors Collaboration
June 21, 2019 VSCA Summer Summit
May 16, 2019 Region 1 Meet & Greet
April 27, 2019 VSCA King's Dominion Day


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The Virginia School Counselor Association aims to provide VSCA Members with the resources necessary to implement a comprehensive counseling program & advocate for the profession.



The Virginia School Counselor Association  is dedicated to helping it's members advocate for their role at both the school and state level.  1/3 of your membership dues go to lobbying for school counselors in Virginia.  

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Awards and Recognition

The VSCA provides opportunities to recognize school counselors, graduate students, administrators, counselor educators and students each year through various awards and scholarships. 

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