BOARD-AT-LARGE

GET INVOLVED WITH AZSCA!

The AzSCA Board-at-Large is comprised of many active and retired school counselors who are passionate about advocating for the school counseling profession in Arizona. Board members all volunteer their time to the Association and bring many wonderful programs and services to AzSCA members. These hard-working volunteers could use YOUR support, suggestions, ideas, and feedback. AzSCA has eight (8) active committees that are always accepting new members. Take a look at our committee information below and if you have time, energy, and passion, consider volunteering!

COMMITTEES

ADVOCACY OF SCHOOL COUNSELING

The Advocacy of School Counseling Committee revisits, revises, develops and distributes current AzSCA talking points as identified by the Board of Directors affecting school counselors.

CONFERENCE

The Communications Committee coordinates content for mass communication to AzSCA members and stakeholders.

COMMUNICATIONS

The Conference Committee plans and executes the Annual AzSCA Conference in February including selecting speakers and presenters, coordinating activities, and much more!

OUTREACH

The Outreach Committee promotes the mission and vision of AzSCA through networking, member relations/recruitment, and other events.

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

The Professional Development Committee facilitates professional development opportunities to meet the needs of school counselors and affiliates throughout the year.

RESEARCH

The Research Committee promotes the understanding and use of data and action research by AzSCA and AZ School Counselors to inform and demonstrate the effectiveness of their program.

BOARD AT LARGE MEMBER QUALIFICATIONS

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
  • Must hold a current Arizona school counselor certificate and be in good standing.
  • Must be a member of AzSCA.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Attending quarterly meetings on a scheduled Saturday (Aug, Nov, Jan, April)
  • Joining and participating in an AzSCA Committee of their choice
  • Be an active member. Encouraged to share ideas at meetings or communicate with Director(s).

Time Committment

TERM
  • No term limit for members of the Board at Large.

ACTIVITIES/COMMITMENTS
  • Attend quarterly meetings. Quarterly meetings are held in August, November, January, and April on a Saturday from 8:00am to 12:30pm.
  • Attend the Leadership Development Institute. LDI occurs in June and is typically 2-3 days.
  • Attend the Annual AzSCA Conference. Our Annual Conference is 2-3 days, usually in February.
  • Participate in other special events coordinated by AzSCA.
  • Zoom with committee as needed.

EXPECTATIONS

  • Attendance at quarterly meetings, LDI, AzSCA Conference, and other AzSCA events
  • Travel may be required
  • Respond promptly to correspondence
  • Maintain professional decorum
  • Ethical interactions

BENEFITS

  • Earn up to 4 CEUs per quarterly meeting
  • Pre-approved travel cost reimbursement

FOR MORE INFORMATION

For more information on joining the Board at Large, please contact chair@azsca.org.