The Call for Presenters for the 2023 October VSCA Annual Conference is now open! Please submit your proposals before May 15, 2023. Notice regarding proposal acceptance will be sent by the end of June. CLICK HERE!
Welcome to VSCA!
Founded in 1962 , the Virginia School Counselor Association is a state chapter of the American School Counselor Association. It is the only school counselor association in the Commonwealth of Virginia solely for and by school counselors.
VSCA provides professional development opportunities through workshops and conferences, networking opportunities through various events, and advocacy for the role of the school counselor in the state of Virginia.
The mission of the Virginia School Counselor Association is to actively promote excellence in the profession of school counseling and to provide member support through professional development, advocacy, leadership, accountability and collaboration.
Due to the current worldwide health concerns regarding COVID-19, VSCA would like to share the following resources:
Your Membership Provides You:
Membership programs and services such as - membership mailings, materials related to National School Counseling Week and Back to School, etc.
Lobbyists at David Bailey Associates, who will advocate for Virginia school counseling issues
FREE RAMP training and consultation for school divisions
Scholarships for RAMP application fees
Multiple professional development opportunities throughout the state, Annual Conference and Summer Academy each year at a reduced member rate
Meet and Greet events to socialize and network with other school counselors in the state.
A website full of resources for members only
Access to the membership database for networking purposes
The VOICE magazine
Professional recognition and awards for school counselors and graduate students
Social media presence on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, ASCA/Virginia Scene and YouTube
VA delegate representation to the ASCA National Conference
Find out more about Member Benefits within our Association.
October 18-20, 2023
The Virginia School Counselor Association is proud to bring you presentations promoting evidence-based programs in the domains of academic achievement, emotional growth, social development, career exploration, and post secondary planning. Presentations showcase best practices, current research, or skills of value to counselors, pre-K to postsecondary, as well as district personnel, graduate students and counselor educators.