NC Professional School Counseling Standards, 2008 SBE approved
A New Vision for School Counseling
The demands of twenty-first century education dictate new roles for school counselors. Schools need professional school counselors who are adept at creating systems for change and at building relationships within the school community. Professional School Counselors create nurturing relationships with students that enhance academic achievement and personal success as globally productive citizens in the twenty-first century. Utilizing leadership, advocacy, and collaboration, professional school counselors promote academic achievement and personal success by implementing a comprehensive school counseling program that encompasses areas of academic, career, and personal/social development for all students.

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Review Standard 1 with Assigned Group

Each group will be assigned two elements to review and respond to questions on the Google Doc links.
You will have 10 minutes to work with each Element assigned.

Standard 1: School counselors demonstrate leadership, advocacy, and collaboration. Professional school counselors demonstrate leadership, advocacy, and collaboration by developing a positive place for students and staff members to learn and grow. School counselors manage a comprehensive school counseling program that supports academic, career, and personal/social development for all students. School counselors advocate for equity for all students and staff members regardless of learning style, cultural background, or individual learning needs. School counselors improve the counseling profession by demonstrating high ethical standards and by following the code of ethics set out for them.

Active Learning in Small Groups

(click the links to access the Google Docs for the various Elements)

Element A:

Element B:

Element C:

Element D:


ASCA National Model Tools and Resources


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