The Professional School Counselor 

"School counselors build effective teams by encouraging genuine collaboration among all school staff to work toward the common goals of equity, access and academic success for every student." (ASCA National Model, 2005).


Educator websites:
This page is designed for all staff to view. Please use these resources 
as ways to enhance your skills, improve overall development, and to get
ideas for your classroom and educational needs. (ASCA- American School Counselor Association)
Provides information to school counselors that support their effort to help
students with their academic, personal/social, and career development. 
You can also access articles and other resources for parents and administrators
that give a clear picture to what a school counseling program is, what a school
counselor does, and how it all comes together around the ASCA National Model. 
(Center for Excellence in School Counseling and Leadership) 
This site assists school counselors in the design and implentation of their school
counseling programs. It also provides training, online support, and consultation
from state and national leaders to implement the ASCA National Model into all 
school counseling programs.
(NCTSC- National Center for Transforming School Counseling)
NCTSC works with different organizations to transform school counselors
into powerful change agents to ensure the academic success of every student. (CSCORE- Center for School Counseling Outcome Research and Evaluation)
Part of the School of Education at the University of Massachusatts, their
mission is to improve educational opportunities and outcomes for all children
through research based and effective school counseling practices. (Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning)  
Here you will find appropriate learning programs that work with social and emotional
learning as an essential part of education.  Their effort is through families, schools,
and communities working together to support healthy development for all children.
Free lesson plans and activities, teaching ideas and relevant acticles. 
National Education Association. Provides information on todays issues that
we are facing in the public school system along with links for grants and events,
tools and ideas.
A site to help raise the awareness and understanding of issues in American
As the leading provider of template websites, teachers can use this site
to create websites for their classrooms.
Use this website to find numerous resources to help raise student
achievement for all students in middle school grades.  



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Page created by Lisa Silverman, School Counseling Intern/Graduate student of the Counselor Education program at Lehman College