St. Louis Suburban School Counselor Association
SLSSCA Governing Board Opportunity
SLSSCA Governing Board members are required to attend:
- four governing board meetings
- three professional learning meeting in the Fall, Winter and Spring
- time commitments between professional learning meetings
If you are interested please complete the nomination form by May 15
Resources to Teach and Implement Mindfulness in School Counseling
Then check out the additional resources on the SLSSCA website that support implementing mindfulness in school counseling.
Below is a great film on what implementation of mindfulness practices looks like in one public middle school.
MSCA has had a number of concerns voiced from members regarding the role of the school counselor in IEPs and 504s. Would you please take a few minutes to respond to the following survey about this topic to better inform us about the current responsibilities of school counselors in Missouri? One link is for school counselors in public schools, and one link is for school counselors working in private/charter schools. Please respond by Friday, May 12.
Communities across the country are reducing chronic absenteeism by using a comprehensive set of strategies that: 1) prevents absences from occurring, 2) organizes caring and early outreach to families and students before absences add up, and 3) coordinates supports and services for vulnerable students who miss the most school.
This second of four Attendance Awareness Month 2017 webinars focuses on early outreach and intervention. Join us and learn what teachers, mentors, school nurses and other caring adults can do to identify and help students improve attendance as soon as they show signs of falling off track.