Arkansas School Counselor Association (ArSCA) supports school counselors' efforts to help students focus on academic, personal/social and career development so they achieve success in school and are prepared to lead fulfilling lives as responsible members of society. Membership in the state and national associations is highly recommended. ArSCA adheres to the Code of Ethics and policy statements of the American School Counseling Association (ASCA).
Arkansas School Counselor Association (ArSCA) is organized into 6 regions within the state. ArSCA initiates and supports the improvement of school counseling programs through information, research, legislation, professional development, and ethical standards, while upholding and encouraging continued improvements in standards for education.
Arkansas School Counselor Association (ArSCA) members voted to become independent of the state counseling association in July 2015. Official detachment from the state counseling association occurred August 29, 2015.
ArSCA empowers professional school counselors with the knowledge, skills, connections and resources to promote student success in the school, the home, the community and the world.
The mission of ArSCA is to represent professional school counselors and to promote professionalism and ethical practices.
ArSCA's Goals and Objectives:
ArSCA’s goals are aligned with the goals of ASCA.