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Each year, the Virginia School Counselor Association hosts a number of professional development opportunities and events.  This past year, the VSCA has hosted the annual conference, King's Dominion Counselor Day, the spring symposium, various Meet & Greets, Twitter chats, the summer summit, monthly podcasts, and many more.  The Professional Development Committee is committed to bringing you timely, relevant, and cost-effective opportunities.  Be sure to check out the events below and follow our Podcast, SCOPE, to keep up with all of the latest happenings around the state.  If you have any suggestions, feedback, or requests for particular professional development in your area, please contact the Professional Development Committee Chair at vscaprofdevelopment@gmail.com


Our Events

    • June 23, 2022
    • 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
    • The Inn at Virginia Tech and Skelton Conference Center
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    Register

    Join us for the 3rd annual VSCA Summer Summit on Thursday, June 23, 2022 from 9:00 am to 3:30 pm on the beautiful campus of Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, VA!

    The Summit will be held at The Inn at Virginia Tech and Skelton Conference Center https://www.innatvirginiatech.com/ and registration will begin at 8:30 am. 

    Attendees will:

    ·         Learn strategies to Refresh and Rebuild within their schools

    ·         Learn strategies for helping students struggling with mental health

    ·         Gain knowledge and tips on transforming your school culture

    ·         This event is CEU Eligible! 

    Cost = $40 for VSCA members, $50 for non-members, $30 for students, if you register by Sunday, May 15, 2022. After this date, the price will go up to $50 for all registrations. Registration is open until Friday, June 10, 2022.

    Lunch will be provided!  

    Hotel/Lodging – We have a block of rooms reserved at The Inn at Virginia Tech and Skelton Conference Center if you need a hotel reservation.  As school counselors, we receive a special rate of $105 per night for a single occupancy room however please make your reservation ASAP to receive this special rate. Click on the link below: 

    Hotel Reservations - VSCA Summer Summit 2022

    As we approach the event date, we will be reaching out to registered attendees regarding information concerning parking and additional logistics. Please contact Shannon Edwards (spedwards@hcps.us) or Christina Alga (calga@hcps.us) with any questions. Thank you!

    VSCA PD Team