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PSCA and PDE invites you to School Counselor Symposium 1: Student Support Beyond the Classroom. School Counselor Symposium 1 will be held in person at Bucks County Intermediate Unit (705 N. Shady Retreat Road, Doylestown, PA 18901) and via Zoom Webinar.  

This event is worth 4.5 Act 48 hours. 

 

See our agenda below! 

 

School Counselor Symposium 2023 

PSCA in partnership with Pennsylvania Department of Education 

Symposium 1: Student Support Beyond the Classroom 

Monday, October 9, 2023 

 

In Person Arrival- 8:30 AM

Virtual Sign On- 8:45 AM

 

Welcome - 9:00 AM - 9:15 AM  

  • Larissa Valonis, PSCA Board Chair   

  • Emilia Mattucci, PSCA Executive Director 

Keynote - 9:15 AM-10:15 AM :Walkthrough of PA Maslow 

  •  Dr. Kim McCurdy, Director, Bureau of Postsecondary and Adult Education 

  •  Dr. Kate Shaw, Deputy Secretary and Commissioner for Postsecondary and Higher Education 

10:30 AM-11:30 AM: Bridging (Secondary to Postsecondary) 

  •  Karen Rubican, School Counseling Advisor, PDE 

Lunch Break – 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM 

12:30 PM-1:30 PM: Meet the Insurance Commissioner 

1:45 PM-2:45 PM: Re-Entry Plans 

  • Dr. Jennifer Kirk, Past Board Chair, PSCA Board of Directors, High School Counseling Curriculum Leader, Upper St. Clair High School 

Closing & Evaluations -  2:45 PM -3:00 PM 

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