SECTION 6: PROFESSIONAL DEVElOPMENT
School counselors have many opportunities to participate in high quality professional development activities to strengthen their knowledge and skills in order to plan, implement, evaluate, and enhance comprehensive school counseling Services in their districts.
Vermont School Counselor Association (VSTCA), The American School Counselor Association (ASCA), New England Association for College Admission Counseling (NEACAC), National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC), ACT, The College Board, colleges and universities, and other organizations provide a variety of professional development opportunities for school counselors. As school counselors, we are often asked to identify resources, position statements and data. Engaging in a community of school counselors, can provide a cohort of resources and knowledge.
The American School Counselor Association ASCA has various publications, research and position statements.
Vermont School Counselor Licensure
Information on licensing and relicensing as a Vermont School Counselor can be found on the AOE website. Each school/district has a local standards board who are a resource for all licensed personnel.