Washington School Counselor Association


Building Advocacy

Want to know how the WSCA Advocacy Committee is working to increase state-level funding for all school counselors? 
Sign up for our Advocacy email listserve click here!  We occasionally send updates on how we are advocating for counselors with our state’s lawmakers, and ask for feedback on important issues as needed.



Samples of Success

2012 Seattle School District letter
What are we Worth Click Here
"Advocacy and the School Counselor ASCA " Click Here
The Role of the Professional School Counselor" Click Here
ASCA "Why Do We Need School Counselors?" Click Here
WA State "A Citizen's Guide to Effective Legislative Participation" Click Here
WSCA Letter to Seattle School District Click Here
ASCA Letter to Seattle School District Click Here
RCW 28A.410.043 The Role of the School Counselor

 WA School Board Model Policy for Guidance and Counseling
Contact school principal/superintendent for access to the WSSDA policy #2140 for Guidance and Counseling  https://www.wssda.org/PolicyLegal/FeaturedPolicies.aspx 

OSPI released two important documents: one is a proclamation from Superintendent Randy Dorn recognizing National School Counseling Week, and the other is a similar proclamation from Assistant Superintendent Dan Newell to state superintendents and principals.