Rising Star Award

This new award recognizes AzSCA members who are new to the field (1-4 years), and are starting to make a difference at their school or in the profession. The applicant’s record must reflect exceptional growth, commitment, and increasing levels of responsibility or leadership. Applicants must demonstrate they are on a trajectory for making a lasting impact on their school, students, or community, or demonstrate promise for contributing to the school counseling profession.


All applicants must be current AzSCA members in good standing as of October 1, 2016 and must be new to the field of school counseling (1-4 years). Applicants will be notified via email of their nomination and the remaining application components to complete. Applicants may self-nominate!


October 23, 2016 – Nominations due
December 3, 2016 – Completed Applications due
February 27-28 – Winner recognized at Annual Spring Conference