Curricula training manual for counselors and others who work with underrepresented and underserved students (grades 7-12). Sections include resources for middle school, early high school, and late high school.
Links to information about national and regional meetings and trainings
2015 Policy Document for CACREP accreditation
2016 Professional standards for CACREP accreditation for counseling programs
2009 Professional standards for CACREP accreditation for counseling programs
Report using national High School Longitudinal Study (HSLS) to analyze the college transition process, focuses on high school freshmen college admission plans, demograhpic/parent data, and interactions with school personnel.
Resources for low income,first generation, and minority students including mailings, messaging, and campaigns to help them apply for the right colleges.
A “comprehensive systemic approach helps school counselors inspire and prepare students for college success and opportunity — especially students from underrepresented populations. The Eight Components build aspirations and social capital, offer enriching activities, foster rigorous academic preparation, encourage early college planning, and guide students and families through the college admission and financial aid processes.”
ASCA’s position about the school counselor’s role to ensure all students have the opportunity to design a rigorous and relevant academic and career program preparing them to be college and career-ready.
Strategies/resources for counseling first-generation students about college