NJSCA SUMMER COLLEGE BUS TOUR 2016
NEXT STOP - PENNSYLVANIA!
July 11-13, 2016
This year the NJSCA Summer College Bus Tour leaves from central NJ and heads to northeast Pennsylvania to visit the following colleges and universities, all within the parents' popular "two hour rule":
University of Scranton
NJSCA is seeking programs for the 2016 Fall Professional Development Conference, which reflect the diversity of our students and the school counseling profession. Please consider sharing your best practices with fellow counselors at the conference on Friday, October 14, 2016 at Rider University. Submission deadline: April 29, 2016. Questions? Contact Dana Karas, Director of Guidance, Franklin High School at email@example.com
Link to online Call for Programs form
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In this issue: Diversity at School: Supporting All Students
From the President, 2017-18, BY DANA KURILEW
Nicole Kerber Represents New Jersey
A Network for Newcomers BY LUCY LEWIS PURGASON AND JOSE VILLALBA
The Duty to Address Personal Bias BY RHONDA WILLIAMS
Cultivate Respect BY MEKINA MORGAN
Living Up to Expectations BY AMY MILSOM
ANNUAL COLLEGE & CAREER SECTION:
The Secret of Manufacturing BY STEVE SCHNEIDER
Dreams into Plans BY CRISTINA CAMPOS-KRUMHOLZ
College and Career Awareness Week BY LAURA ROTELLA
The Reach Higher initiative is the First Lady's effort to inspire every student in America to take charge of their future by completing their education past high school, whether at a professional training program, a community college, or a four-year college or university.
Link to more information
Middle School and High School Award Applications and Human Rights Advocate Award Now Available
Human Rights Advocate Award:
Candidate should be a school counselor who leads by example and actively engages in activities that promote human rights for all.
Middle School Awards:
Middle School Students (grades 6, 7 or 8) may submit an essay on the following topic: “My hopes and dreams for the future and how my school counselor will help me achieve them.”
High School Awards:
The candidate must be a New Jersey resident, a 2016 graduate of a New Jersey high school and have been accepted/plan to enroll in a post-secondary institution. Must show proof of acceptance if selected for the award. The candidate must write a 300-500 word essay describing how a school counselor has influenced his/her life in a positive way
Link to award information
New Jersey College Open Houses link: