Welcome from the President
Dear Esteemed Members and Supporters of the Iowa School Counselor Association,
It is with great pleasure and enthusiasm that I extend my warmest welcome to you all. As President, I am honored to address each and every one of you who dedicate your time, energy, and passion to the vital field of school counseling.
In these challenging times, our role as school counselors has never been more crucial. We find ourselves facing numerous barriers in the current academic year, but it's in times like these that the true essence of our profession shines through. We, as dedicated professionals, are committed to guiding, advocating, and empowering the students we serve, regardless of the hurdles before us. It is imperative that we continue to focus on academic growth, career exploration, and social/emotional development. By nurturing these essential aspects of our students' lives, we pave the way for their success not only in the classroom, but also in their future endeavors.
The heart of our mission lies in supporting the professional school counselors of Iowa as we strive to ensure that each student has access to a comprehensive school counseling program. Despite the current landscape, our commitment to providing unwavering support remains steadfast. Let us work together to foster an environment where every student feels valued, understood, and empowered to reach their fullest potential.
As we embark on this journey together, I encourage you all to remain united in our cause. Let us support one another, share our experiences, and collaborate on innovative solutions to the unique challenges we face. By coming together, we can build a stronger foundation for the future of our students and our profession. I extend my heartfelt gratitude to all of you for your dedication, perseverance, and unwavering passion. The impact we make on the lives of our students is immeasurable, and I have no doubt that, together, we will overcome any obstacle that comes our way.
Thank you for being a part of the Iowa School Counselor Association. Let's continue to inspire, guide, and uplift our students, demonstrating the true essence of the counseling profession.
Courtney Cook, President
The mission of the Iowa School Counselor Association is to provide advocacy for and support to Iowa’s school counselors as they implement school counseling programs in line with the ASCA National Model.
ISCA is a proud State Division Charter of the American School Counselor Association (ASCA)