NCSCA Capital Region

Phil Echols, Regional Vice President [Region 3]


On you mark, get set, GO! We're off to a phenomenal school year. We're leaping hurdles, pacing ourselves, and focusing on our breathing as we turn the corner. Remember, it's a marathon not a sprint. Make sure you're taking care of yourselves, as well as taking care of business. Below you'll find a few friendly reminders and helpful pieces of information leading up to fall conference which is less than 70 days away.
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NC School Counselor Professional Development Survey

This survey seeks to assess the professional development needs of North Carolina school counselors. NCDPI and NCSCA will use your responses to plan professional development for this school year. This is an anonymous survey.

NCSCA Awards Nominations

We are excited to extend you the opportunity to nominate your
peers for awards that will be presented at this November's NCSCA
Fall Conference. We invite you to submit nominations for outstanding counselors, administrators, counselor educators and advocates of the counseling profession. Nominations and completed application packets are due October 9, 2015.

Back to School Twitter Chat

We recently hosted our first #NCSCAchat with the topic being Back to School. This was our first attempt at organizing and engaging our members across the state via twitter. Refer to the link below if you'd like to see the conversation.

Conference Spotlight

Pre-Conference Learning Institute promises not to disappoint! This year’s sessions include the ever popular “School Counselor Boot Camp” led by Dr. Renee Evans, “Legal and Ethical Issues” led by NCSCA favorite Dr. Carolyn Stone, “Enhancing your DATAbility” led by ASCA Past President Dr. Russell Sabella, and “The Life of LPC Licensure: From Applying to Maintaining” led by duo Dr. Katherine Howard Glenn and Katrina Bryant from LPC Board. These are all important topics and ones that have been requested by our membership. Each of these GAMECHANGING sessions will help to enhance and elevate your counseling programs. The only problem, CHOOSING WHICH ONES TO ATTEND!!! For more information and to register for conference go to PRE-CONFERENCE LEARNING INSTITUTE

North Carolina ACT State Organization Conference

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The NC ACT State Organization invites you to attend the 2016 North Carolina ACT State Organization Conference on Tuesday, February 23, 2016, at the Greensboro Marriott Downtown in Greensboro. This year's theme is Creating Solutions for Success. The conference is designed to inform, educate, and inspire North Carolina's educators and workforce professionals. Sessions feature key education and workforce strategies, best practices, and more.

Check out last year's program.

We will send you additional details and information on how to register soon.

Please mark this date on your calendar, and we hope you will join us for this important event!

Legislators in Schools Week

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Fall Conference 2015

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Register for Fall Conference 2015 Here

Early Register (on or before September 30, 2015)

NCSCA Membership

There are a number of benefits to membership including access to resources, reduced registration rates for our annual conference and regional workshops, professional and legislative advocacy, exclusive access to our professional publication NCSCA News and much more! So join or renew with your state school counseling association today!

Phil Echols

Region 3 - Durham, Edgecombe, Franklin, Granville, Halifax, Johnston, Nash, Northampton, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Wilson.

Make today amazing and tomorrow even better!