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Welcome To The Essex County School Counselor Association Website
Dear ECSCA Members,
Welcome to the 2022-2023 school year. It is so nice to see our staff and student’s faces again as we embark on what we hope to be a traditional school year. Last year was challenging, to say the least.
Welcome to ECSCA!
The Essex County School Counselor Association (ECSCA) is a local chapter affiliated with the New Jersey School Counselor Association and the American School Counselor Association. It is the only county school counselor association in the county of Essex, NJ solely for and by school counselors.
Our Latest Events
Come join us at The Highlawn in West Orange. Eastwick College will be hosting our 2nd General Membership Membership Meeting with our PD being : "How to Support Undocumented Students During the College Application Process". Please RSVP via the link below: https://forms.gle/XiAB4uid2F8LsCyZ8
Our Latest News
Happy National School Counseling Week! This week is a celebration of who we are and what we do. This is our week to highlight our purpose and help others understand exactly who we are and what we do. This link is a toolkit with ideas to help promote throughout your district all week.
According the ASCA:
National School Counseling Week 2023 (#NSCW23) is Feb. 6-10, 2023, to focus public attention on the unique contribution of school counselors within U.S. school systems. National School Counseling Week, sponsored by ASCA, highlights the tremendous impact school counselors can have in helping students achieve school success and plan for a career. National School Counseling Week is always celebrated the first full week in February.
The 2023 theme is School Counselors: Helping Students Dream Big!
WE ARE NO LONGER "GUIDANCE COUNSELORS' ONLY FOCUSED ON GRADUATION & COURSE SELECTION FOR STUDENTS. WE ARE "SCHOOL COUNSELORS" WHO FOCUS ON THE ACADEMIC SUCCESS,
COLLEGE /CAREER READINESS, and SOCIAL EMOTIONAL DEVELOPMENT OF ALL STUDENTS.... ASCA
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