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The Colorado School Counselor Association represents school counselors at all levels in Colorado. Its purpose is to serve its members and the public through programs that advance guidance and counseling in all school work settings: elementary, middle/junior high, high school, and post-secondary.
CSCA serves over 1,500 school counselors in the state of Colorado.


 The First Lady Presents the School Counselor of Year Award



CSCA Board Members #ReachHigher

For more information on First Lady Michelle Obama's #ReachHigher Initiative click here!


Election Results

President Elect- Amy Prouty: Fort Morgan Alternative School (Ft. Morgan, CO). 

Post Secondary VP- Cheri Meder: Associate Professor, Adams State University (Alamosa, CO). 

Middle School VP- Lea List: The Classical Academy (Colorado Springs, CO.)

Region 1 Rep:  Keely Warren: Windsor High School (Windsor, CO)

Region 3 Rep:  Cristina Campos-Krumholtz: Minnequa Elementary School (Pueblo, CO). 

Region 5 Rep:  Sallie Kautter: Needham Elementary (Durango, CO). 

Region 7 Rep:  Linda Bostic: Peak to Peak Charter (Lafayette, CO). 

Region 9 Rep: Shauna Stockmar: Ralston Valley High School (Idaho Springs, CO). 

Region 11 Rep:  Suzette Remy: Sagewood Middle School (Parker, CO). 



Please help us fill the following needs of Colorado School Counselor Association:

Co-Webmaster: Please contact Matthew or Ismael 

Open Board Member Positions: (see below) please contact the current board member in the respective position for more information. 


2015 Award Winners

School Counselor of the Year

Katrina Ruggles

Skoglund Middle School and Center High School

Center Consolidated Schools, 26JT, Center, CO.


School Counselor Advocate of the Year

Courtney Goertz

(Principal, North Middle School, Aurora Public Schools, Aurora, CO.)


Misti Ruthven

(Director of Postsecondary Readiness, Colorado Department of Education, Denver, CO.)


2015 Superhero Award

Stacey Lestina

(Colorado Consulting, LLC)


Carla Mulkey Memorial Scholarship

Hannah Heckerson
Colorado State Universityi


Lance Huffman Award

Janelle Winders

(CSCA Confernce Chair 2011-Present) (North Middle School, Aurora Public Schools, Aurora, CO.)

Day at the Capitol

Join K-12 and higher education counselors from around Colorado for a fun and engaging day the state capitol.  Meet and speak with State Representatives and Senators, learn about the legislative process and different issues impacting education and advocate for your profession and students. 


Date: Thursday February 4, 2016

o   Time: 8:00am – 2:30pm

o   Arrival between 8:00-9:00 a.m. in the Old Supreme Court Chamber on the 2nd floor, north end of the capitol

o   A light breakfast will be served between 8:00-9:00.

o   Boxed lunch included with registration. 

o   Additional information and instructions will be sent to registrants prior to the event.

 Event Location:

o   State Capitol Building

o   200 East Colfax Avenue

o   Denver, CO 80203


o   $20-members

o   $30-non members

 Please RSVP before January 31st.


Colorado College and Career Readiness Standards

Fresh of the press is the newly approved Colorado College and Career Readiness Standards.

These standards were recently approved by the Colorado Department of Education, as well as the Colorado Community College System.

Please click here to view the standards.


Want to see the latest jobs openings or future jobs openings in the world of school counseling? Click here. You must login first to view the openings. 

Transition from ACT to SAT

In lieu of the changes to the statewide administration of the College Entrance exams, CSCA maintains a neutral position in regards to the transition from ACT to SAT.  CSCA's top priority remains that all students in Colorado continue to have access to a nationally-recognized post-secondary examination and quality test preparation materials.  

Spring CSCA Newsletter for Members
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CSCA is introducing School2School, where school counselors will share their expertise in an area or domain with their colleagues through self-arranged, site visitations.

If you are interested in being a host site please click here for more information.

To register your site as a lost location please complete the following survey

Current host sites can be viewed here.

For additional support in setting up a site visit please contact one of our VPs.

2015 CSCA Conference Presentations

Did you attend the 2015 CSCA Conference? Do you want to have access to presentations from that day?

Click on any of the two to gain access to the presentations:

 "Prevention Presentation"

"Legal & Ethical Issues in Super Heroes"


Corps Grant Request for Readers

The purpose of the RFP is to solicit applications from eligible education providers for funding to increase the availability and implementation of effective school-based counseling within secondary schools.

The goal of the School Counselor Corps Grant Program (SCCGP) is to increase the state graduation rate and increase the percentage of students who appropriately prepare for, apply to and continue into postsecondary education. Grant information can be found here.

If you are available and interested in participating in this review process, please complete a survey regarding your experience and areas of expertise as soon as possible. Click here for the survey.

This is the first step in the process to select reviewers. Responding with your availability does not guarantee your participation. If an insufficient number of reviewers are confirmed, the survey link will remain available until review teams are filled.