National Leadership Cadre: Statewide School Counseling Reform through Partnership and Career Development . Jackie Melendez, Program Manager /School Counseling Georgia Department of Education Zelda Rogers, Program Director/Career Planning Florida Department of Education
Jackie Melendez, Program Manager /School Counseling
Georgia Department of Education
Zelda Rogers, Program Director/Career Planning
Florida Department of Education
Kristi Enger, Guidance/Special Projects Coordinator
Idaho Division of Professional-Technical Education
Increase high school graduation rate, decrease high school dropout rate, and increase post-secondary enrollment rate.
An effort must be made by state leadership to develop and improve the necessary leadership skills to maximize educational impact of school counseling programs.
Aligning school counseling programs with reform initiatives can demonstrate leadership.
Creation of Statewide School Counseling Task Force Reform through Partnership and Career Development
Collaboration with School Improvement and CATE
GACTE Summer Institute with an intensive counselor strand
Regular meetings with Counselor Directors and Counselor Educators
Development of School Counselor Leadership Guide for all counselors
Two leadership workshops conducted by Jay Carey and Carol Dahir
Regional counselor workshops for program updates
Application process that will start in July
Face-to-face meetings and webinarsThe “How”: Strategies
Advocacy and Social Justice (Equity)
Data- Based Decision Making
Career Planning and Development
Teaming and CollaborationSCALE Academy Topics
16 + 4 + 4 = 24
State Board of Education
Idaho Division of Professional-Technical Ed
State Department of Education
Administrative Code 08.02.03 –Thoroughness
Other required instruction for all students and other required offerings of the school are: (4-1-97) …02. Middle Schools/Junior High Schools. (4-11-06) a. No later than the end of Grade eight (8) each students shall develop parent-approved student learning plans for their high school and post-high school options. The learning plan shall be developed by students with the assistance of parents or guardians, and with advice and recommendation from school personnel. It shall be reviewed annually and may be revised at any time. The purpose of a parent-approved student learning plan is to outline a course of study and learning activities for students to become contributing members of society.
Vision without action is merely a dream.
Action without vision just passes the time.
Vision with action can change the world.
- Joel Barker