Three Phases

2017-2018 Poised to Lead:
Professional School Counselor Academy

The Professional School Counselor Academy is a nine-month professional development program conducted in three phases. Applicants must be committed to participating in all three phases:

Phase 1: Counselor Academy Fall Symposium | October 16-18, 2017 | Austin, TX
Two-day symposium that provides participants with a strong foundation for understanding and implementing current counseling policies and procedures.

Phase 2: Spring Development Activities | Spring 2018
Online modules, action-learning projects, and other instructional resources provide participants opportunities to apply what they learn to real situations.

Phase 3: Counselor Academy Summer Symposium | June 2018 | Austin, TX
The Professional School Counselor Academy concludes with a Summer Symposium where participants share promising practices and lessons learned, as well as gain additional information on how to be effective counseling leaders.