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National School Counseling Week 

Summary: School Counseling Week highlights the tremendous impact school counselors can have in helping students achieve school success and plan for a career!

Celebrate School Counselors During National School Counseling Week  

Help SPS celebrate our amazing school counselors during National School Counseling Week (NSCW) February 5-9 and beyond!

Please take a moment to nomination your school counselor for the SPS School Counselor of the Year 2024! The form will be open from Feb. 5 – March 5.


Celebrations and Recognitions from 2023

National School Counseling Week 2023, “School Counselors: Helping Students Dream Big,” will be celebrated Feb. 6-10, to bring attention on the unique contribution of school counselors within U.S. school systems and how students are different as a result of what school counselors do. National School Counseling Week highlights the tremendous impact school counselors can have in helping students achieve school success and plan for a career.  

The week honoring school counselors provides recognition for school counselors who are a vital part of the educational process for all students as they meet the challenges of the 21st century. 

School counselors are certified, experienced educators who are actively engaged in helping students examine their abilities, strengths, interests and talents. The combination of their training and experience makes them an integral part of the total educational program. 

“School counselors work with all students to remove barriers to learning by addressing students’ academic concerns, career options and social-emotional skills,: said Jill Cook, the American School Counselor Association executive director. “School counselors are integral to student success.”

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