College Goal Arizona - Statewide initiative that schools can be part of comprising of the Arizona College Application Campaign, College Goal FAF$A, and FAFSA Finish Line
Ask BENJI - Benji provides immediate, confidential answers to questions about the FAFSA. The tool has been programmed to answer 600+ FAFSA and financial aid questions that students and parents may have while completing their FAFSA
AzCAN Standards - Outline the factors critical to students postsecondary success and provide a guide for professionals along the PreK-16 continuum to prepare all students to be college and career ready
CAP Training - AzCAN’s College Access Professional (CAP) Training will help professionals develop an understanding of their role in developing a college-going mission for all students, particularly students in poverty or facing other barriers in postsecondary planning. All the courses are designed for anyone who provides direct service to students, no matter what their role may be
Thank you to our CTE Program Specialists for creating these CTE Quick Reference Guides to assist school counselors in CTE recruitment. Please watch the presentation below on how to use the CTE Quick Reference Guides.
ASCA Position Statements (Please note, the listings in the table of contents link to the individual position statements.)
ASCA National Model - School counselors design and deliver school counseling programs that improve student outcomes. “The ASCA National Model: A Framework for School Counseling Programs” outlines the components of a school counseling program that is integral to the school’s academic mission and is created to have a significant positive impact on student achievement, attendance and discipline.
The ASCA National Model guides school counselors in the development of school counseling programs that:
are based on data-informed decision making
are delivered to all students systematically
include a developmentally appropriate curriculum focused on the mindsets and behaviors all students need for postsecondary readiness and success
close achievement and opportunity gaps
result in improved student achievement, attendance and discipline
Explore the ASCA National Model website to learn more about the ASCA National Model, its component parts and how developing a school counseling program based on this framework can improve student achievement. source: https://www.schoolcounselor.org/
Templates & Resources - Download free templates (e.g. annual calendar, lesson plan, use of time calendar, action plans, and more) to assist you in developing and maintaing your school counseling program