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The Adirondack School Counselor Association (ASCA)  is a nonprofit organization offering professional development  for school counselors throughout the Adirondack Region.


ASCA is also an affiliate of NYSSCA.   

Register now for our Spring Mini Conference - April 7, 2017

"School Counselors: Spring Into Action"​

Whether you're a seasoned school counselor or a new school counselor, you won't want to miss this Mini Conference!  With eight different workshops to select from, as well as a Keynote from Dr. Carolyn Stone,  this Mini Conference will be packed with the practical information you can begin incorporating into your career immediately.  Dr. Stone's Keynote will provide legal and ethical updates for school counselors and workshop options include:

Workshop I (select one):                                                       Workshop II (select one):

     1. Eyes Behind the Data                                                          1. Updated Regs/Guidance Plans

     2. RAMP Schools                                                                      2. WAVE/RAVE and Bullying in Schools

     3. Study Abroad in Scotland                                                   3. College for All?

     4. Therapy Pets in Schools                                                      4. NCAA Updates

The Conference Program is as follows:

8:00 - 8:55 - Registration

9:05 - 10:00 - Welcome, Introductions, and Announcements

                           Keynote - Dr. Carolyn Stone: Legal and Ethical Updates for School Counselors

10:00 - 10:15 - Mid-morning break/refreshments

10:15  - 11:00 - Workshop I

11:15 - 12:00 - Workshop II

12:00 - 1:00 - Hot Buffet Lunch

1:15 - 2:00 - Introduction, Kristen Shearer (NYSSCA)

                       Keynote #2 - The Osborne and Fredette Foundations

                                                School Improvement and Participation

2:00 - 2:15 - Afternoon break/refreshments

2:30 - 3:00 - Grade Level Roundtables - A chance to discuss issues with colleagues

​3:00 - Conclusion, Certificates, and Evaluations


Please contact Sarah Rust for a registration form.  Registration deadline is April 2nd.

ASCA, in conjunction with SUNY Adirondack, hosts a Fall and a Spring College Night.  Over 120 colleges/universities from all over the Northeast participate!