Spring Break

PSCA “Spring Break” Conference - March 24, 2021

Registration links:
         PSCA Member: http://bit.ly/pscamember
(You must log in to be able to register as a member and receive the member rate.)

         Non-PSCA Member: http://bit.ly/pscanonmember
The cost is $25 per member ($35 if paying by check) and $50 per nonmember ($60 if paying by check)

PSCA welcomes Keynote Speakers Alicia Oglesby and Rebecca Atkins, authors of “Interrupting Racism: Equity and Social Justice in School Counseling”. These Keynote Speakers will be sponsored by Universal Technical Institute (UTI).  This will be a VIRTUAL event, and you will still have access to sessions at the end of the day, much like last year's PSCA's Annual Conference.

            Alicia Oglesby                   Rebecca Atkins              

Additional Conference Offerings:

  • Resources that School Counselors can use from UTI
  • Legal issues faced by school counselors during the pandemic - Bernie Hoffman
  • SEL and promoting responsible citizenship - Cheri Lovre from The Crisis Management Institute (cmionline.com)
  • #Racism, Equity, and Inclusion series continues with “How to Become an Ally” - Dr. Christina Green
  • Practical tips how to use the K-12 Guidance Plan Toolkit and a preview of the Stakeholder Engagement Toolkit - Kathy Specht and Alice Justice 
  • Supporting access to higher education for DACAmented and Undocumented Students, DACA eligibility, FASFA issues, and other immigrant related topics - Daniel Cortes, Esq.
  • SEL or career readiness - ACT
  • School Counselor Leadership - Emilia Peiffer, Steve Sharp, and Jen Kirk
  • Social Justice - ASCA

Pre-Conference movie screening - March 23rd - 7 - 8:30pm
“Like” with ASCA Panel discussion afterwards

Join us for Happy Hour on March 23rd at 6pm.

Click HERE for the Trailer
LIKE is on a mission to inspire, inform, and help equip all of us to effectively regulate screen time. Social media is a tool and social platforms are a place to connect, share, and care… but is that really happening?
The film features in-depth interviews with teenagers reflecting on their own social media use, as well as experts including Max Stossel, Head of Education and Content at the Center of Humane Technology, Leah Pearlman, co-creator of the Facebook “Like” button and Dr. Jerry Bubrick, Senior Psychologist at Child Mind Institute.

The mission of the Pennsylvania School Counselors Association is to expand the image and influence of professional school counselors, to promote professional and ethical practice, and to advocate for equity and access for all students.