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Professional Development for School Counselors

Check out these professional learning opportunities for school counselors!


DOE Academic Policy Trainings 2019

See the details for this year's DOE Academic Policy Trainings.

Exam proctoring guidelines for school counselors

School counselors should not be assigned as test-room proctors.

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Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention Designated Liaison Training Dates

If you are the designated liaison for your school's Child Abuse Prevention and Intervention Team, you're required to attend a training by Oct. 31. Take a look at the training dates.

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NYSSCA Annual Conference: Nov. 15-17, 2018

This year's New York State School Counselor Association (NYSSCA) annual conference will run from Nov. 15 to 17 at the Sagamore Resort in Bolton Landing, NY.

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Guidance Expo: Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018

Don't miss this year's guidance expo on Wednesday, Oct. 17, at Westchester County Center in White Plains, NY, from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Career and Technical Education High School Fair

Invite your students to the DOE's Career and Technical Education High School Fair on Saturday, Oct. 27, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at George Westinghouse High School.
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Nominate a student for the $25,000 Bridging the Dream Scholarship from Sallie Mae

Sallie Mae invites school counselors to nomination high school juniors and seniors for the $25,000 Bridging the Dream Scholarship before the deadline of Aug. 23.

Tell your students about the AFT's Maria Portalatin National Freedom Scholarship

High school seniors in public schools who are of Hispanic/Latino heritage and have parents or guardians who are union members are eligible to apply for a $1,000 scholarship from the AFT.

DOE Guidance on Proctoring for Exams

The DOE released this guidance in the Principal's Weekly stating that guidance counselors cannot serve as test-room proctors or hall monitors except in emergencies.