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NYSSCA ACTIVITY BOOKS

New York State Comprehensive School Counseling Program: Kindergarten through Elementary School Activity Book

New York State Comprehensive School Counseling Program: Kindergarten through Elementary School Activity Book

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Authored by New York State School Counselor Association

Our Kindergarten through Elementary Activity Book contains 271 pages and 159 Counseling Activities mapped to ASCA National Standards and NYS Learning Standards that you can immediately implement in your Elementary School Counseling Program.
New York State Comprehensive School Counseling Program: Middle Level Activity Book

New York State Comprehensive School Counseling Program: Middle Level Activity Book

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Authored by New York State School Counselor Association

Our Middle Level Activity Book contains 173 pages and 73 Middle Level Counseling Activities mapped to ASCA National Standards and NYS Learning Standards that you can immediately implement in your Middle School Counseling Program.
New York State Comprehensive School Counseling Program: High School Activity Book

New York State Comprehensive School Counseling Program: High School Activity Book

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Authored by New York State School Counselor Association

Our High School Activity Book contains 144 pages and 48 High School Counseling Activities mapped to ASCA National Standards and NYS Learning Standards that you can immediately implement in your High School Counseling Program.

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NYS Model for Comprehensive K-12 School Counseling Programs:  $10.00
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The Comprehensive Model book is currently not available for purchase online.  If you wish to purchase a hard copy of this book , contact our Executive Director at executivedirector@nyssca.org______________________________________________________________________________
The A to Z of School Counseling in NYS: 2013-2014 Edition
Authored by Edward A. Mainzer EdD (Click on the image of the book to purchase)Extensively revised and expanded by some 20% for 2013-14 to reflect best practices from social justice counseling to resources for substance abuse and changes in New York State regulations from new commencement credentials to the impact of the Common Core Learning Standards, this is the must-have desk reference for everyone advocating for New York’s students. In addition to detailed entries with full bibliographical citations, The A to Z of School Counseling in New York State, 2013-14 Edition, includes an extensive list of abbreviations, organizations and websites, a comprehensive bibliography of both print and on-line sources, and the full ASCA Code of Ethics.
Dr. Mainzer has been as an educator for over 30 years. He has served as a classroom teacher, building and district level administrator, undergraduate and graduate professor, and school counselor in public and non-public schools in city and suburban districts, including K-12 and High School environments and general education and special needs settings, among them six years as counselor and intake coordinator in the public school within Bellevue Hospital Center run in collaboration with their Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. He continues to serve as a full time school and college counselor in a public school in NYC. He is also a Licensed Mental Health Counselor.
Dr. Mainzer holds undergraduate and graduate degrees in History from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst (summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, Commonwealth Scholar), and New York University, respectively. He earned a Masters in School Counseling from Hunter College and a Doctorate in Education from Teachers College, Columbia University. For many years a Board Member of the New York State School Counselor Association, he was elected to the Board of the American School Counselor Association effective 2013. He has presented at professional events through-out New York State and at conferences nationwide, including the National Association for College Admission Counseling and AVID. He also serves on the Ethics Committee of the National Career Development Association.