Awards Nomination Process
Do you know someone who deserves an award for their work as a school counselor? Do you know someone who has dedicated their career to the betterment of students and the school counseling profession? Do you know someone who is a friend, partner, and advocate for school counselors in Iowa? Then you may know our next award winner. ISCA presents an array of awards at its annual conference in November including
Take the next step and nominate your outstanding colleague, partner, or champion for an ISCA award. Review the criteria and guidelines below.
Questions? Contact Shelly Adams, Awards & Recognition Chair
2019 ISCA Award Winners left to right - Aimee Hospodarsky (Elementary Level SCOY), Sue Schirmer (Advocate of the Year), Amanda DeWulf (Secondary SCOY), and Kinzee Bryte (Elementary SCOY).
School Counselor of the YearThink of a counseling colleague...
Does this someone deserve state-wide recognition by his/her peers? Are they the next Iowa School Counselor of the Year?
Your nominee with receive an immediate notification vie email and will be asked to complete the online application process.Nominees must be a member of ISCA as of September 15, 2022.
Lifetime Achievement AwardThis recognition is given to an individual who has made major contributions to the school counseling profession in the state of Iowa. Nominate someone who has made a substantial and long-term commitment to the school counseling profession.
The application packet can be completed by either nominator or the nominee. Nominees must be a member of ISCA as of September 15, 2022.
Advocate of the Year
The School Counselor Advocate of the Year recognizes an individual or group whose advocacy of school counseling services has had a positive effect on school counseling on a local, state or national level. Nominees can be current or past school counselors, principals, parents, school board members, legislators, or state or local organizations that have advocated or provided opportunities for professional school counselors.
Nominations are due September 15, 2022 - Visit http://iowa.schoolcounselorawards.org/scoy/index