National School Counseling Week 2018

Communicator
January 2018, Volume 41, Issue 5

Show your appreciation and celebrate National School Counseling Week February 5-9, 2018, "School Counselors: Helping Students Reach for the Stars," focuses public attention on the unique contribution of school counselors within U.S. school systems.

National School Counseling Week, sponsored by the American School Counselor Association (ASCA), highlights the tremendous impact school counselors can have in helping students achieve school success and plan for a career. To help you promote the week, ASCA has developed many materials and documents, which include:

  • Proclamation: Get your governor, superintendent, mayor or other dignitary to sign a proclamation declaring Feb. 5–9, 2018, as National School Counseling Week. Download a blank proclamation for free.
  • Certificate of Appreciation: Show your appreciation to those faculty members, parents and other stakeholders who help you promote your school counseling program throughout the year. Download a blank certificate of appreciation for free.
  • Sample morning announcements: Get your school excited about each day of National School Counseling Week with by promoting the week during morning announcements. View 2018 sample morning announcements or archived morning announcements from previous years. 

In addition, celebrate your school counselors on social media using the hashtag #NSCW18 and this sample social media below:

Twitter

  1. National School Counseling Week [#NSCW18] is Feb. 5–9. A perfect time to recognize the work of 100K+ #schoolcounselors across the nation!
  2. #schoolcounselors help students reach for the stars in so many ways. Have you thanked your #schoolcounselor today? Celebrate National School Counseling Week (2/5–9) #NCSW18
  3. 100K+ #schoolcounselors provide students with academic, college/career and social/emotional development.  School counselors are helping students win. This week we celebrate them. Happy #NCSW18!

Facebook

  1. National School Counseling Week 2018 is Feb. 5–9.  The week, sponsored by the American School Counselor Association (ASCA), highlights the unique contribution of school counselors within U.S. school systems and the tremendous impact they can have in helping students achieve school success and plan for a career. Take a moment to thank your local school counselor(s).
  2. Student struggles with self-image concerns. There’s a school counselor for that. Student planning his transition from elementary school to middle school. There’s a school counselor for that. Student is trying to figure out what life looks like after graduation. There’s a school counselor for that. Get the point? School counselors offer support to students in so many ways. This week we celebrate them.  Happy School Counseling Week 2018.

Instagram

  1. National School Counseling Week [#NSCW18] is Feb. 5–9. A perfect time to recognize the work of 100K+ #schoolcounselors across the nation!
  2. #schoolcounselors help students reach for the stars in so many ways. Have you thanked your #schoolcounselor today? Celebrate National School Counseling Week (2/5 – 9) #NCSW18
  3. 100K+ #schoolcounselors provide students with academic, college/career and social/emotional development.  School counselors are helping students win. This week we celebrate them.  Happy #NCSW18!

Visit here for more information and to view additional #NCSW18 promotional materials.

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