The Nevada School Counselor Association (NvSCA) recognizes that professional school counselors devote their careers to serving as advocates for Nevada students and ensuring student success. The NvSCA School Counselor of the Year (SCOY) Award honors outstanding Nevada school counselors.
Through an extensive outreach process, school counselors, teachers, administrators, and others are encouraged to nominate professional school counselors who run exemplary school counseling programs. The nomination form (coming soon) asks for basic contact information. Your nominee will receive notification via email and will be asked to complete the on-line application process.
Eligibility for Consideration
The nominee must:
School Counselor of the Year nominees who wish to become SCOY candidates must complete an application process similar to the American School Counseling Association (ASCA) Award process.
The SCOY candidate:
SCOY candidates will be judged on multiple criteria, including (but not limited to) school counseling innovations, effective school counseling programs, leadership skills, and contributions to student advancement.
NvSCA’s SCOY Committee will select a winner from eligible candidates to represent Nevada in the ASCA School Counselor of the Year Awards process.
School Counselor of the Year (SCOY) Expectations
The SCOY recipient is expected to:
2022 NvSCA SCOY
Sports and Leadership Management (SLAM)
Academy of Nevada
2021 NvSCA SCOY
Past NvSCA School Counselors of the Year
Vaughn Middle School
Washoe County School District
Burkholder Middle School
Clark County School District