Announcements

2019 School Counseling Award Winners

Learn more about our School Counselor of the Year, Rising Star, Administrator of the Year, and Advocate of the Year.
 

Governor's Proclamation

Read Governor Ducey's proclamation on School Counseling Week.

Public Policy Platform

Download our Public Policy Platform presentation for all you need to know about our School Counselor Ratio Bill and how to help see it through to reality! Take action and ENGAGE with AzSCA!

Welcome

The Arizona School Counselor Association, Inc. supports school counselors through professional development, resources, and advocacy at the state and national level. We empower school counselors to lead systemic change by delivering to all students a comprehensive competency-based program, aligned with state standards for academic, personal/social, and career development.

The mission of AzSCA Inc., is to foster professionalism by leading, advocating, and collaborating for Arizona school counselors and the students they serve.

Professional Development Opportunities

SuperACAC III: Dare to Dream
May 20-22, 2019
Arizona Grand Resort  |  Phoenix, AZ

The Rocky Mountain, Pacific Northwest, and Western ACAC’s are pleased to invite you to Phoenix, Arizona May 20-22 for SuperACAC III!

This year’s conference theme is “Dare to Dream” – to challenge the status quo, think big, and dream of better ways to serve our students in the coming years. The Arizona Grand Resort and Spa will be the perfect place to decompress and get rejuvenated through sharing, learning and fellowship with Super colleagues and local friends.

More Info & Registration
   

Trauma Sensitive Schools Symposium

June 4, 2019  |  8:00am - 4:30pm  |  ASU Tempe Campus

Phoenix Children's Hospital, Kohl’s Mindful Me, and Arizona State University’s (ASU) T. Denny Sanford School of Social and Family Dynamics are excited to announce the third annual Trauma Sensitive Schools Symposium.

This event is sold out, however, you can enter your name on a waiting list by clicking the link below:

Info & Registration
   

Counselors for Computing

June 17-21, 2019  |  ASU Tempe Campus

Initial registration is open for Arizona's first ever computer science week of professional development for K-12 teachers and school counselors. Arizona Computer Science Professional Development Week (AZ CS PD Week) will take place June 17-21, 2019 at ASU’s College of Engineering. There are a variety of learning pathways depending on your interest and grade levels you teach. 

Info & Registration
   

Youth Mental Health First Aid Training

May 20-22  |  Tucson
May 28-30  |  Flagstaff
June 17-19  |  Phoenix


The ADE/ESS is pleased to announce FREE training for school personnel on how to recognize and intervene with commonly occurring behavioral health issues.
 
The National Council for Behavioral Health will deliver Youth Mental Health First Aid Certification Training to Arizona educators. This 3-day interactive training will teach participants how to:
  • Teach the Youth Mental Health First Aid course, including the 5-step action plan, evidence-supported treatment and self-help strategies, and prevalence data
  • Present the program with fidelity to the tested core model
  • Apply the program to a range of adult learning styles
  • Tailor presentations to diverse audiences and learning environments
Upon the successful completion of the course requirements, as outlined by the National Council for Behavioral Health, participants will be certified to teach the standard Youth Mental Health First Aid course. For more information about Youth Mental Health First Aid Training, please go to: https://www.thenationalcouncil.org/training-courses/mental-health-first-aid/.

REGISTRATION
Space in the trainings is extremely limited.  Please use the following link to submit an application to participate in the training: http://bit.ly/adeymhfa.
 
For questions, please contact Aanya Rispoli at aanya.rispoli@azed.gov
602-542-4469



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AzSCA is the professional organization dedicated to developing Arizona's school counselors and the school counseling profession. AzSCA provides members with numerous benefits including professional development opportunities, support, advocacy, and more. 
 


SAVE THE DATE
2020 Annual Conference
February 2-3, 2020


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Professional Development

AzSCA links you with professional development opportunities to help you in your school counseling profession.