Connecticut School Counselor Association 
Promoting Excellence in School Counseling since 1963

                  Connecticut School Counseling Association


The Connecticut School Counselor Association promotes excellence in professional school counseling by advocating for the role and programs of school counselors and by demonstrating leadership in developing new and supportive services and programs for its members. CSCA is the only organization in Connecticut dedicated to furthering the needs and mission of school counselors. CSCA is made up of hundreds of professional school counselors who share a common vision - to promote the academic, social/emotional and career development needs of ALL students.

The 2016 CSCA conference date is scheduled for March 18, 2016 at The University of New Haven in New Haven, CT. Stay Tuned For Conference Details, Call for Proposals and much more.

Interested in Presenting? 

Please see News and Announcements for information on presenting at this year's conference. 

Welcome to CSCA

If you are not a member, join us today for all the benefits. Click the link below to register! 


Upcoming events

Are School Counselors an Effective Education Input? 

Are School Counselors an Effective Education Input? Economists Carrell and Hoekstra (2014) explore the impact of school counselors on student achievement.
Read the article below. 

Graduate Students

Visit our scholarships tab, you must be a member to view, and apply for our scholarship awarded to one graduate student each year!

Crisis Response

We appreciate all the hard work School Counselors are doing in the aftermath of the Newtown tragedy. Please feel free to use the following resources regarding crisis response with your students, parents, and in your community. We will continue to add quality resources to this page, so bookmark this link for the most up-to-date information. 

CT School Counselor of the Year: Megan Johnson 

CSCA would like to congratulate Megan Johnson who will be recognized at the White House this  January. Winners of the state awards go through a competitive review at the National level.   According to ASCA, "the School Counselor of the Year and finalists are judged by a select panel on several criteria: creative school counseling innovations, effective counseling programs, leadership skills and contributions to student enhancement."   
Congratulations Megan and thank you for your commitment to the school counseling profession! 

Please read the press release from ASCA below. 

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