ASCA thanks its conference sponsors for their support. The sponsorships offset a number of conference-related costs, allowing us to keep our registration rates as low as possible. We couldn’t do this without the generous support of these companies.
All for KIDZ, Inc. provides character education assemblies and resources to thousands of elementary schools each year. Their flagship programs are The NED Show and Kindness Adventure. Both programs start with a school-wide assembly presentation that delivers lasting messages about kindness, inclusion, perseverance and other themes that support healthy schools.
All Pro Dad's Day is a simple idea with a profound impact. It is a monthly breakfast held before school where fathers/father figures and their children meet with other dads and kids at school. During this experience, they discuss a variety of topics, spending time together strengthening their relationship.
There has never been a better time for students to consider a rewarding career in pharmacy. Stop by AACP's booth for information on how pharmacists help people live healthier, better lives, make lip balm and more!
American School offers accredited high school and middle school courses at an affordable cost. Students may choose from a wide variety of online and paper-based courses for credit recovery or enrichment, or they may enroll in American School's high school diploma program. AP and honors courses are also available.
The American Statistical Association is the world's largest community of statisticians and the oldest professional science society in the United States. We are excited to present our public awareness campaign-This Is Statistics-on the many career options in statistics and the utility of statistical literacy to everyday life.
The Association of Specialized and Professional Accreditors represents 60 organizations that assess the quality of specialized and professional higher education programs and schools. ASPA member accreditors ensure that students receive an education consistent with standards for entry-to-practice or advanced practice in their chosen profession or field of study.
The Association for Play Therapy (APT) is the national professional society that advances Play Therapy by sponsoring programs for mental health professionals and school counselors/psychologists engaged in Play Therapy practice. APT invites you to communicate your expertise in the school community by earning the School Based-Registered Play Therapist (SB-RPT) credential.
The ASVAB Career Exploration Program is a tool designed to help 10th, 11th, 12th grade and postsecondary students make career decisions. This free of charge program includes a multi-aptitude test battery and interest inventory. Students learn where and how to obtain career information that matches their interests, abilities, and preferences.
The goal of the curriculum is to prepare students who can provide pharmaceutical care and are life-long learners. To accomplish this, the curriculum involves students in continuous patient care responsibilities starting upon entry into the School. Students also participate as active, self-directed learners in interdisciplinary teaching models.
The BOOST Collaborative is a unique, purpose-driven organization committed to providing support for industry professionals serving youth in the out-of-school time hours. Join us at the BOOST Conference: the largest, most recognized global convening for after school, expanded learning, and out-of-school time professionals. Save the Date: May 1-4, 2018, Palm Springs, CA
Our rigorous, online middle school and high school courses provides flexibility for your students who need to catch-up, recover credit, or get-ahead. With a large selection of core and elective courses to choose from, let us help you offer more opportunities to your students.
Career Cruising engages and inspires students to achieve their full potential in school, career and life. Visit us to experience our Career Cruising for K-12, which is an innovative exploration and planning software program that engages students in building self-awareness, exploring their options, creating actionable plans, and bringing those plans to life.
The CareerSafe Cyber Safety Awareness Training series was developed in response to an ever-growing cyberspace presence of teens and their rapid adoption of technology. This interactive, online training course covers the importance of protecting yourself online, cyberbullying, sexting and texting and driving, and is available at a low cost for your entire school.
Discover Audit, an initiative of the Center for Audit Quality, is aimed at introducing the exciting and dynamic world of public company auditing to the next generation. Our free resources can help school counselors, educators, and students learn about careers in public company auditing and the many reasons to Discover Audit.
Using game-based interventions, we help counselors assess and improve social and emotional skills for students in grades K-8. These interventions were developed with funding from the Department of Education, are evidence-based, and are fun for students.
Welcome to the Chicken Soup for the Soul Hallway Heroes program, a literacy-based proactive anti-bullying program. The literacy-based lessons in Chicken Soup for the Soul Hallway Heroes use real-life stories and the power of storytelling to develop social and emotional learning skills to greatly reduce bullying behavior. Stop by our booth and pick up free sample lessons.
The national 501c3 charity has provided over $50 million in support to high school and college collision repair school programs, instructors, and students. Efforts are now focused on connecting students with career opportunities within the $40 billion+ collision industry through career fairs scheduled around the country.
CollegeCovered.com was created to help provide students and parents with the know-how to plan and pay for college. This interactive website offers a variety of resources and tips to help families through each step of the process and provide them with the power to plan their future. College Covered is brought to you by Discover Student Loans, one of the largest providers of private student loans in the United States. Discover Student Loans believes in responsible borrowing and encourages students to maximize scholarships, grants and other free financial aid before taking private loans.
Endeavor Air is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Delta Air Lines. Flying as Delta Connection, Endeavor operates 134 regional jets on 650 daily flights to more than 130 cities in the United States and Canada. Headquartered in Minneapolis, Minn., Endeavor has hub operations in Minneapolis, Detroit, and New York City.
The NCAA eligibility process can be intimidating for students, families and even schools/districts. Forward Progress provides guidance regarding: Proper core courses, Course list establishment/maintenance, Implementing online courses that meet NCAA criteria, Advising prospective student-athletes towards NCAA certification. With rising eligibility standards, it’s crucial for schools to properly advise their students.
Led by Trish Hatch, PhD, our team provides training, consulting, and customized services nationwide to support school counselors, administrators and district leaders in improving school counseling programs. Visit us to share your Data Courageous Story, enter raffle giveaways, and learn about online courses, podcasts, and other resources to empower you to use data to ‘hatch’ your own results!
Human eSources believes that every individual is unique. For 20 years our online products have empowered students, parents, teachers, and counselors in over 50 countries to discover and apply students’ natural gifts and overcome personal challenges using decades of personality type, learning style, multiple intelligences, and student success research.
Industrial Careers Pathway works to create awareness of the many great career opportunities in the field of industrial distribution. There are industrial distributors in every state. Many entry level opportunities with good pay and benefits exist for those not going on for a four year degree. Stop by our booth to find out more.
Kaplan Test Prep, the world leader in test preparation, partners with schools and school districts to help students prepare for college entrance exams such as the SAT and ACT.
Landmark College was the first institution of higher learning to pioneer college-level studies for students with dyslexia. Today, Landmark offers two- and four-year degree programs for students with dyslexia and other learning disabilities, ADHD, and ASD, as well as summer programs for high school and college students who learn differently.
Partner with Laurel Springs online private school for solutions to meet your students’ needs. We cultivate relationships with school counselors who seek high-quality courses for their students. In addition to core subjects, we offer a variety of Advanced Placement, honors, world language, and elective courses. Call 800-377-5890 for more information.
Maia Learning engages K12 students in planning their futures: discovering and exploring careers that fit their profiles; building academic, college, and career plans; creating portfolios that tell their stories, and managing commitments. Counselors use it to guide students more effectively, with less effort; and to manage college applications.
The Monique Burr Foundation for Children protects children from maltreatment through the MBF Child Safety Matters™ program - https://mbfchildsafetymatters.org/. Endorsed by Erin’s Law, we educate and empower students and adults with Safety Rules and strategies to protect children from all types of abuse, as well as bullying, cyberbullying, and digital abuse.
MyCollegeOptions® is the nation’s largest FREE College planning program dedicated to connecting students with over 5,000 colleges and universities. This service was created for high school students, parents, and counselors to explore the full range of opportunities after high school with emphasis on the college and scholarship search process.
NCYI provides resources and support programs for school counselors to help them foster the healthy psychosocial, emotional and physical development of their students.
The National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB) develops and recommends the standards for becoming licensed and practicing architecture. The organization is best known for the Architectural Experience Program (AXP), a comprehensive training program for aspiring architects, and the Architect Registration Examination® (ARE®), an assessment tool required for licensure. For more information, please visit www.ncarb.org
National Endowment for Financial Education’s (NEFE) High School Financial Planning Program (www.HSFPP.org) Money management skills empower teens to successfully transition to adulthood. Since 1984 the National Endowment for Financial Education® (NEFE®) has provided counselors and educators with award-winning FREE curriculum and resources to teach teens about personal finance, including paying for college. Learn more about how NEFE can support you at: www.hsfpp.org/asca.
NHCF/CC Inc. brings high school students and schools of higher education together, with the goal of helping students make informed decisions about their post-secondary goals and providing institutions with an effective recruitment process. Fairs are free and open to all participating high school students in over 75 sites throughout the USA.
NSHSS is advancing the aspirations of high-achieving students through unique learning experiences, scholarships, internships, international study and peer networks. At each step along the way - from high school to college to career - NSHSS connects outstanding young scholars with the resources they need to develop their strengths and pursue their passions.
Do you know where your graduates are? StudentTracker, offered by the National Student Clearinghouse eliminates the need for surveys and self-reporting allowing you more accurate results and greater efficiency with real time data.
Hobsons helps students identify their strengths, explore careers, create academic plans, match to best-fit educational opportunities, and reach their education and life goals. Naviance by Hobsons is a comprehensive readiness solution that helps students identify their strengths, explore careers, create individualized academic plans, and match to best-fit postsecondary institutions.
NSPS is the voice of the professional surveying community in the United States and Territories. The organization advocates on legislation and policy that affects the integrity of land ownership and use, as well as for the protection of the public’s health, safety, and welfare through a rigorous professional exam process.
Helping People See and Be Seen - Opticianry is the art and science of optics as applied to the fitting and dispensing of eyewear and contact lenses. Look at a career you may not have thought of from the point of view of four optical organizations; American Board of Opticianry and National Contact Lens Examiners (www.abo-ncle.org), LensCrafters (www.lenscrafters.com), National Academy of Opticianry (www.nao.org), and National Federation of Opticianry Schools (www.nfos.org).
PTCB advocates a single national standard for pharmacy technician certification that is recognized by the pharmacy profession. The goal of PTCB’s Certification Program, which services more than 280,000 currently active CPhTs nationwide, is to enable pharmacy technicians to work more effectively with pharmacists to offer safe and effective patient care.
At Piedmont Airlines, we are proud of what we do each and every day. Our pilots are some of the best in the industry, our safety record is unparalleled, and we offer outstanding benefits and travel privileges. From coast to coast, Piedmont employs over 7000 aviation professionals.
The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards represent the United States' largest youth recognition program based exclusively on volunteer community service. The awards were created in 1995 by Prudential in partnership with the National Association of Secondary School Principals to honor middle and high school students at the local, state and national level for outstanding service to others.
Effective intervention programs for use with children, adolescents, parents and others. Topics include social skills, anger management, life skills and character development, social emotional learning and more. Publisher of best sellers: GIRLS, Data Without Tears, Aggression Replacement Training, Skillstreaming, and Building Champions among many resources offered at conference discount.
Ruling Our eXperiences, Inc. (ROX) is a nonprofit organization that focuses on the health, safety, education and empowerment of girls. Based in Columbus, Ohio, ROX provides evidence-based empowerment programming for girls, delivers professional development workshops for educators and counselors, facilitates adult-teen relationship building workshops, and conducts national research and evaluation focused on adolescent girls.
Sallie Mae is the nation's saving, planning, and paying for college company. Sallie Mae offers products that promote responsible personal finance, including private education loans, Upromise rewards, scholarship search, college financial planning tools, and online retail banking. Learn more at SallieMae.com.
For students who choose Samford University following high school graduation, our pre-pharmacy curriculum is tailor-made for a successful transition into the doctor of pharmacy program. In addition to preparing you for professional schooling, our customized plan of study offers knowledge about the pharmacy profession, practice, opportunities and requirements.
Investing in effective education software pays the best interest. We provide solutions for many of the challenges that schools often experience with Student Success Teams and IEPs. Our systems address struggles with disproportionality, inconsistent procedures, and difficulties with intervention planning. In addition, we have services available to assist with CASEMIS to CALPADS transition.
School Counselor Central is the next generation school counseling platform. Enter student notes, run data reports, write standard based lessons and much more. A must have planning tool focused on a professional experience in implementing and sustaining a comprehensive school counseling program. Assists with RAMP components. Get a demo: www.schoolcounselorcentral.com.
SchooLinks is an online platform simplifying college planning for high schoolers. We start by helping students discover themselves through quizzes, match them to colleges that fit them best, connect them to their counselors, then break down the college planning process into bite-sized pieces.
SCUTA is used by school counselors and school districts to develop a data-driven, evidence-based school counseling program. It follows ASCA National Model® recommendations and offers confidential, comprehensive documentation, curriculum, lessons, pre/post test, SMART goals and use of time reporting/analysis. SCUTA MAX is the application of choice for anyone considering RAMP.
Giveaways, mini-sessions, and more. Come take a look at the Second Step program, located at booth 510. Check your schedules and stop by for a mini-session to catch the latest and greatest from the program--and be sure to enter to win the Second Step Suite for your school.
SpedTrack™ is web-based software that revolutionizes the management of Special Education programs by allowing school districts to centralize information and processes into one comprehensive application.
TeenLife.com is the largest online search engine for pre-college summer programs, gap programs, private schools of all kinds, colleges, and therapeutic programs. Our guides and online listings make it easy for you to help middle and high school students to find meaningful learning opportunities that prepare them for success in college...AND inspire purpose and passion life beyond school!
The AED Foundation is the education and training arm of the Associated Equipment Distributors, an international trade association representing companies in the distribution, rental and support of equipment used in construction, mining, forestry, power generation, agriculture and industrial applications. The AED Foundation focuses on Accreditation, Career Promotion and Research.
The American Legion is America's largest veteran's service organization. The betterment of education and programming for children and youth makes up one of our four core pillars. From unique programs at local posts to national competitions and scholarships, The American Legion offers distinct and life-changing opportunities for young Americans.
The Common Application is a not-for-profit member organization of 700 leading colleges and universities in the US and around the world. Since 1975, The Common Application has been committed to the pursuit of access, equity, and integrity in the college admission process.
Forrest T. Jones & Company is the ASCA insurance program administrator. ASCA is a part of an insurance Trust called TIE, the Trust for Insuring Educators. Through the Trust, 14 different insurance products are offered to members of the 66 participating educational associations. Products such as life insurance, medical insurance, auto coverage and identity theft protection are available on a voluntary basis. In addition ASCA provides one million dollars of professional liability coverage to professional and student members as a benefit of membership. ASCA members can learn more about the insurance program at www.ftj.com or by calling (800) 821-7303.
Universal Technical Institute is the leading provider of technicians in the motorsports industry. We specialize in manufacturer specific training and have alliances with over 30 manufacturers including BMW, Ford, Porsche, Nissan, Toyota, Peterbilt, International, Harley Davidson, Honda, Mercury Marine, Volvo Penta and NASCAR.
The University of Mississippi’s Early Entry Pharmacy program provides qualified high school seniors with guaranteed seats in the professional program upon completion of three years of pre-pharmacy coursework. Upon arrival on campus, our students become a close-knit “phamily” through a number of special program initiatives and new living-learning community.
With UNHS online courses counselors help students graduate, challenge high-achieving students, solve scheduling conflicts and offer summer school. 100+ core, elective, AP and dual enrollment courses available. UNHS is accredited by AdvancED and Nebraska Department of Education, and has NCAA-approved courses. Flexible open enrollment and self-pacing offer convenience when needed.
WATCH D.O.G.S. ® is a family engagement educational initiative that utilizes the influence of fathers and father-figures to provide active, positive, adult male role-models for the students. Fathers, stepfathers, grandfathers and uncles of the students are asked to volunteer at least one full day during the school year.
In today’s economic environment, helping families understand and plan for the total cost of college is more important than ever. Wells Fargo has free tools tailored for high school and college students. Stop by and learn about our exciting new resources dedicated to providing a roadmap to achieving educational dreams.
YouthLight is an educational publishing company dedicated to providing counselors, educators and other professionals with useful materials to help maximize their effectiveness with youth. YouthLight provides exciting books, interactive lessons, games and other products relating to topics such as Relational Aggression, Self-Regulation, Social Skills, Biblio-Guidance and other Developmental Counseling Tools.