Membership

Membership

TO JOIN:

Click Here to Join online (easiest method)                 Click Here to Renew Your Membership

Click Here for a Membership Certificate                     Click Here for a Paper Membership Form

As you complete the online membership forms for joining or renewing, you will be able to either pay by credit card or request a voucher so that you can mail a check to pay for your membership.

Check our Regional Map to determine your NYSSCA Region.

Ethical Benefits of Membership…Dr. Carolyn Stone, ASCA’s Ethics Committee Chair

MEMBERSHIP IN THE NEW YORK STATE SCHOOL COUNSELOR ASSOCIATION OFFERS YOU:

A qualified, dedicated board committed to advocating for School Counselors and their  professional role throughout New York State

Professional Affiliations and Networking:

  • NYSSCA is a member of the Legislative Forum, the political voice for counselors in New York.
  • NYSSCA is represented in the New York Council of Educational Associations
  • NYSSCA members are represented at the American School Counselor Association Delegate Assembly.
  • NYSSCA is a member of the School Counselor Summit and Advisory Team for the NYS Education Department
  • NYSSCA maintains collaborative efforts with: NYS Education Department, NYS Association of College Admissions Counselors, NYS Parent-Teacher Association, NYSUT, School Administrators of New York, NYS School Psychologists, National Education Association, NYPIRG Coalition to Reform TAP.

Professional Development:

  • NYSSCA sponsors an Annual Conference
  • NYSSCA offers financial and logistical support to regional conferences.
  • NYSSCA is providing training in the NYS Model for a Comprehensive K-12 School Counseling Program

Publications:

  • NYSSCA provides NYSSCA Today , the association’s weekly newsletter.
  • Members Only website resources including a Member Directory, Secure Membership Renewal, Comprehensive Model, Job Postings, Conference Presentations, and MORE.
  • NYSSCA Journal–The New York State School Counseling Journal is published biannually, summer and winter, with a periodic special focus issue each year.
  • Publications including Activities Books, Resource Guide, Comprehensive Plan

Professional Support

  • NYSSCA provides a Social Networking site “The NYSSCA Scene”  for member networking
  • NYSSCA offers an email for immediate response on issues: Information@NYSSCA.ORG
  • An up to date website with resources for school counselors.
    • Links to other relevant organizations of information
    • Position Statements
    • Information for stakeholders—Boards of Education, Administrators, teachers, parents
    • Free access to the NYS Comprehensive Model Program download for members
    • Access to legislative initiatives