Conference 2017

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Workshop Proposals:

PSCA’s 62nd Annual Conference: November 30 - December 1, 2017, Hershey Lodge and Convention Center, Hershey, PA.

Preparing for the future - School Counselors, Lead the Way!

PSCA’s 62nd annual conference provides an excellent opportunity to showcase exemplary practices specific to the profession of school counseling. Proposals will be selected on a basis of proven exemplary programs, partnerships, or practices which promote school counselor knowledge, skills, and "model" programs. Selection priority will be given to proposals that include significant strategies for collection and/or use of data in the programming efforts. 

School Counselors, School Counselor Educators, Administrators, PDE staff, among others, are encouraged to submit proposals. Sessions will be one hour in length. Lead presenters MUST have a least a masters degree in their area of specialty.

Proposal submission requirements:

Deadline - June 30, 2017

  • Presentation Proposal Form: The proposal is to be submitted electronically on or before 11:59pm on June 30, 2017. All fields of the proposal must be addressed/completed to be considered. Incomplete proposals will be ineligible.
  • One page vita of lead presenter and any co-presenters MUST be sent to PSCA Workshops Chair - PSCAworkshops@gmail.com  with the submission. This is a requirement to offer Act 48 and CEU Credits.

PSCA is committed to supporting school counselors in their professional development and the 62nd annual conference is all about school counselors leading the way and showing initiative and leadership in their school counseling program. Proposal selection is based on the following selection criteria:

  • Degree to which the proposal aligns with the conference purpose and theme
  • Clarity, organization, and feasibility of the presentation proposal
  • Evidence-based or promising practices
  • Inclusion of a significant data component
  • Potential to replicate and build capacity of outcome-driven practices, including data collection and dissemination.

Notification:  You will receive written notification regarding your proposal no later than August 1, 2017. 

Conference Registration:

  • Presenters will have access to a screen, projector and wireless internet in the meeting rooms..
  • Presenters are required to bring their own handouts (75 copies); electronic copies emailed to PSCAworkshops@gmail.com by November 15, 2017 in an accessible format.
  • Presenters and ALL co-presenters MUST register for conference at the early bird rate, no later than (October 15, 2017 @ 11:59pm) NO EXCEPTIONS. Please reference the conference cost document HERE
  • The lead presenter and second presenter will be eligible for a “presenter discount” as outlined in the conference cost document. Workshops can include up to four presenters; presenter 3 and presenter 4 are not eligible for the “presenter discount.” 

 **Workshops are not to be used for promoting or selling merchandise/materials.

 Submit proposals HERE


Exhibitor/Sponsor Information:

The PSCA Conference Committee invites you to be a part of its 62nd Annual Conference, a professional development opportunity designed by and for school counselors and counselor educators.
Please consider showcasing your product or service and, in so doing, allow PSCA to continue offering hundreds of school counselors who work with students across the Commonwealth, along with the Counselor Educators who guide them - a premiere professional development experience. 

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