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.
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.
Due to the current worldwide health concerns regarding COVID-19, VSCA would like to share the following resources:
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
Find out more about Member Benefits within our Association.
VSCA Annual Conference
Call for Presenters
October 20-22, 2021
The Virginia School Counselor Association is soliciting proposals for presentations promoting evidence-based programs in the domains of academic achievement, emotional growth, social development, career exploration, and post secondary planning. Presentations showcase best practices, current research, or skills of value to counselors, pre-K to postsecondary, as well as district personnel, graduate students and counselor educators.
Deadline for Proposals:
May 15, 2021
Do you know an amazing school counselor? Is your school counseling program creating outstanding initiatives to support students?
VSCA would like to highlight you in our new feature, Counselor Spotlight!
You can find more information about the Counselor Spotlight here.