Arkansas Department of Education Division of Elementary and Secondary Education National School Counseling Week in Arkansas

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Memo Number
LS-21-047
Memo Date
1/28/2021
Memo Type
Informational
Unit
Learning Services
Regulatory Authority
Response Required
NO
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Federal Programs; Superintendents; Assistant Superintendent; Principals; Test Coordinators; General Business Managers; Gifted & Talented Coordinators; Curriculum Coordinators; School Counselors; Equity Coordinators (Disability/Race/Gender/National Origin); Data Stewards (SIS; eSchool; eFinance; TRIAND); District Coordinators (ALE; Homeless; ESOL; SDFS & Foster); Parent Involvement Coordinators/Facilitators

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Governor Asa Hutchinson has proclaimed the week of February 1-5, 2021 as National School Counselor Week in Arkansas to focus public attention on the unique contribution of school counselors within the U.S. school system and how students are different as a result of what they do.  National School Counseling Week highlights the tremendous impact school counselors can have in helping students meet their college and career aspirations.


The Governor encourages our citizens to recognize school counselors employed in public and private schools throughout Arkansas for their significant contributions to our children's futures.  

 

To help you promote National School Counseling Week, the American School Counseling Association (ASCA) has developed many materials and documents, a number of which are free.  You can access these resources at the ASCA website - https://www.schoolcounselor.org/Events-Professional-Development/Events/National-School-Counseling-Week.  Please consider utilizing these resources to celebrate school counselors in Arkansas! 

 

Attached to this memo is the Governor's Official Proclamation.

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