Welcome to the Council of National School Counseling and College Access Organizations Resource Database, an online resource for school counselors and college access professionals provided by Council members. The database contains numerous publications, training opportunities, webinars, and other valuable resources on a variety of topics related to advising students making the transition to postsecondary education.
2018 ASCA National Conference
July 14 – July 17
2018 College Board Forum
October 22 – October 24
2016 Council Report: Building College Access/Admission Counseling Competencies
This report explores the extent to which school counseling graduate programs address topics and professional standards related to college access and admission. Through this research, the Council seeks to advance the conversation about core competencies required to serve professionally in the role of school counselor or college access advisor and to strengthen the capacity for college advising.
NASBE Policy Update: Enabling School Counselors to Focus on Postsecondary Transitions
For students whose families and friends do not have college-going experience to share, applying to college can be challenging. School counselors can fill the gap, but in many schools—especially those serving students most in need—counselors are spread thin.
A new NASBE policy update (October 2017) explores the ways state boards of education can address the challenges school counselors face and better support student transitions after high school.