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 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.

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.

 

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.

NACAC: Policies and Statements

NACAC’s policy statements used to guide the work of the organization and to maintain high standards of integrity and practice among its members to better serve students.