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What is NYSSCA? (New York State School Counselor Association)

The New York State School Counselor Association, Inc. was formed in 1966 as the state branch of the American School Counselor Association. NYSSCA provides the vehicle through which school counselors, counselor educators, graduate students, and other practitioners can meet and communicate on matters relative to the profession. NYSSCA provides professional development programs, newsletters, communication, services, publications, and collaboration with leaders in education in support of the school counseling profession. Check out NYSSCA at

NYSSCA Vision Statement

Every student in NYS will have access to a certified school counselor who is empowered with the knowledge, skills, connections, and resources to promote student success in the school, the home, the community, and the world.

NYSSCA Mission Statement

Mission: To unite, represent, and support professional school counselors in New York State as they provide academic, social/emotional, and career services for their students.