• PSCA Southeast Region

    IU's 22, 23, 24, 25 & 26
     

    Region Representative:


     

    Photo: Liberty Bell

  • PSCA Central East Region

    IU's 14, 20, 21 & 29

    Region Representatives:
    Stephanie Steigerwalt
    Laura Zaharakis



    Photo: Delaware Canal State Park

  • PSCA Northeast Region

    IU's 18 & 19

    Region Representatives:
    Renee Berry
    Larissa Valonis 



    Photo: Bushkill Falls

  • PSCA Northcentral Region

    IU's 9, 16 & 17

    Region Representative:
    Regina Edgerton



    Photo:Appalachian Mountains

  • PSCA Southcentral Region

    IU's 12, 13 & 15

    Region Representatives: 
    Adam Oldham
    Lori Casanova



    Photo: Harrisburg Capital

  • PSCA Central Region

    IU's 8, 10 & 11

    Region Representatives:
    Erin Campbell
    Janelle Reese



    Photo: Bedford County Covered Bridge

  • PSCA Southwest Region

    IU's 1, 2, 3, 7 & 27

    Region Representatives:
    Sima Misquitta
    Lezlie DelVecchio-Marks



    Photo: Pittsburgh's Three Rivers

  • PSCA Northwest Region

    IU's 4, 5, 6 & 28

    Region Representatives:
    Michelle Strasser
    Julie Kosker



    Photo: Presque Isle Lighthouse

Latest News

School Counselor Symposia

The PA Department of Education has scheduled five School Counselor Symposia for the fall of 2019 that focus on Pathways of Student Success — Supporting Postsecondary Pathways, A common content thread will be presented at each of the five. 

The first of the five was offered at Allegheny Intermediate Unit on Monday, Oct. 7. 
Presentations by the PA Career Ready State Training Team included Counselor Training Updates, Career Ready PA, Career Readiness Needs Assessment, Future Ready PA Overview, Stakeholder and Workforce Relationships, Classroom and Workforce Alignment, Resources and Updates, PA Career Ready Skills Tool kit and implementation guide supports and Counselor for Computing. 

Future School Counselor Symposia which meet from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. are scheduled for: 
Millersville University, Wednesday, Oct. 30
Temple University, Thursday, Oct. 31
Central Susquehanna Intermediate Unit, Monday, Nov. 4
Clarion University, Tuesday, Nov. 12

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NOMINATIONS ARE NOW BEING ACCEPTED FOR PSCA PRESIDENT ELECT AND SELECT REGION REPRESENTATIVES

The Nomination Period is now open for Nominations for PSCA President Elect, (to assume position July 1, 2020). Three Region Representative positions are currently vacant and nominations for those seats are also open for nomination.
Northcentral Region: term to conclude June 30, 2022:
Southeast Region: term to conclude June 30, 2021
Southeast Region: term to conclude June 30, 2022
Nomination Packets, available on the PSCA website www.psca-web.org, are due on November 1, 2019.
The Nominations and Elections Committee will review the packets, verify eligibility, and post the candidates information on the PSCA website. Questions, please contact Nominations and Elections Chair Mike Perrott at maperrott@yahoo.com.

For Nominations Packets Click Here>>

Register Now for the PSCA Conference

The Early Bird Registration for the PSCA Conference is currently open.
CLICK HERE  IF YOU ARE A NON-MEMBER TO REGISTER FOR THE CONFERENCE.
IF YOU ARE A MEMBER, SIGN IN AND CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR THE CONFERENCE.

CLICK HERE FOR A FLYER LISTING THE DAILY SCHEDULE, FEATURED SPEAKER, SKILL BUILDERS, ETC.

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Welcome to the NEW PSCA Website

Welcome to our "refurbished" Pennsylvania School Counselor Website.  Although it is new to you, we have been working on the website for the past year, making sure that we are able to bring to you "up to date information" and best serve the school counselors of Pennsylvania.

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PA Legislators Address School Counselor Ratios

PSCA is aware of the recent introduction of HB 1401 and the soon to be introduced Senate Bill 650 to increase access to school counselors at the national recommended ratio of 250:1. PSCA supports the 250:1 ratio recommended by ASCA and the bills’ intent to ensure access to services for students.

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PSCA Conference 64 Updates:  Awards, Scholarships, and Grants

Plan now to attend the 64th annual conference.

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Become an Exhibitor or Sponsor at the 64th Annual Conference

The PSCA Conference Committee invites you to be a part of its 62nd Annual Conference, a professional development opportunity designed by and for school counselors and counselor educators.

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PA Career Ready Skills

The PA Career Ready Skills introductory document has been approved by Secretary Pedro Rivera.  A toolkit to accompany the skills is in-process, with an anticipated release in late March/early April of 2019. Also coming are professional development courses that will support stakeholders working with students in the area of the Career Ready Skills.

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PSCA and PCA Announce New Collaborative Relationship‚Äč

The Pennsylvania Counseling Association (PCA) and the Pennsylvania School Counselors Association (PSCA) are pleased to announce a new collaborative relationship that will support continued growth of both organizations as we continue to serve the best interests of school counselors nationwide.

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Welcome

Welcome to our "refurbished" Pennsylvania School Counselor Website.  Although it is new to you, we have been working on the website for the past year, making sure that we are able to bring to you "up to date information" and best serve the school counselors of Pennsylvania.

While you are here:
  • Check out our new advocacy piece on the top toolbar.  There are many great things happening in Pennsylvania for school counselors, and we need to advocate for ourselves and the profession.
  • Look at the Latest News.  There are a few things that are important for you to be aware of... especially the upcoming State Conference in Pittsburgh, PA.  Look under Professional Development for the Latest news on the Conference.
  • Log in.  If you are a member, log in and you will find that your favorite resources are still there.  Over the coming months we will be updating our resources section.  If you have difficulties with logging in, please hit "forgot password" and you will be emailed a temporary password so that you can update your information on the new site.  While updating, please check on your contact information so that you can be sure to get all of the latest news letters and Extras from PSCA.  If you are not a member, it is a great time to join.  Just hit "Join PSCA" at the top.
Thanks for visiting the new website, and check back regularly for future news.