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About Us

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.

Mission Statement

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.

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Member Benefits

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

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The VSCA Annual Conference will  be held October 19-21, 2022.

Hampton, VA


The Virginia School Counselor Association aims to provide VA School Counselors with the resources necessary to implement a comprehensive counseling program & advocate for the profession.



The Virginia School Counselor Association  is dedicated to helping it's members advocate for their role at both the school and state level.  1/3 of your membership dues go to lobbying for school counselors in Virginia.  

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Awards and Recognition

The VSCA provides opportunities to recognize school counselors, graduate students, administrators, counselor educators and students each year through various awards and scholarships. 

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Upcoming events

    • March 06, 2023
    • 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
    • Virginia Crossings Hotel & Conference Center

    We are excited to announce our Spring Symposium for March 6, 2023.

    Dr. RUSSELL A. SABELLA will be leading School Counselors through solution-oriented practices to use specifically in the school setting! 

    Registration Information:  Conference Cost includes breakfast, lunch, and afternoon snack

      VSCA Members $90

      Non Members $110

      Students $75

      Registration prices increase on February 6, 2023!

      VSCA Members $100

      Non Members $125

      Students $85

        If you need overnight accommodations, we have a special rate of $119 per night at the Virginia Crossings Tapestry Hotel by Hilton.   Let them know if you are with VSCA to get the special rate.  

        About Dr. Sabella

        Dr. Russell A. Sabella is currently a Professor in the Department of Counseling in the Marieb College of Health & Human ServicesFlorida Gulf Coast University and President of Sabella & Associates. His concentration of research, training, consultation and publication includes:

        • Individual and group counseling;
        • Counseling technology & tech-literacy;
        • Comprehensive school counseling programs;
        • Helping students with stress and anxiety;
        • Solution focused brief counseling and parent/teacher consultation;
        • Cyberbullying; and
        • Developing, maintaining, and repairing your digital reputation.
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