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The Welcome Address

President’s Message:

It is my honor to serve as the ECSCA President for the 2019-2020 school year. We’re back to school and our chances are unfolding with each new student who enters our school building. As school counselors, we have an innate ability to compartmentalize the stressors and frustrations of the prior year, create a positive plan to address these, and develop innovative and data-driven programs and interventions for students.


The 2019-2020 school year will be full of opportunities for making a difference for
our students and ourselves. In this school year, your executive board and I will plan activities and communications that will increase your knowledge and skills as school counselors. We hope to make your membership valuable by increasing the number and locations of our professional development opportunities and advance our   professional advocacy and leadership at the local and state levels.

I encourage you to reach out to me or other ECSCA leaders with your questions and concerns, as we are here to represent all of you. Wishing you all the best for this new school year and we look forward to working with you.

Promoting the leader in us all,

Greg Jenkins, President
Essex County School Counselor Association

The Executive Board 

Gregory Jenkins


East Orange School District

Christina Robinson

East Orange School District

Jose Mercado

Newark Public Schools

Marckens Pierre

Nicole Carrano

           Vice President

East Orange School District

Newark Public Schools

Isabelle Ramirez

Belleville Public Schools

Carol Covino

Berkeley College

Fathiyyah Salaam

East Orange School District

Vanessa Ming

East Orange School District

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