Michelle Obama spoke at the ASCA  Annual Conference Tuesday, July 1.  

Read her speech here.


Collen DesRuisseaux,  Director of Guidance at   Bow High School, was a guest on NHPR's The Exchange on May 7. 

She participated in the discussion Getting In: What It Means To Be "College Ready" 

Click here to read more and hear the podcast.


NHSCA hosted a webinar with 
Dr. Louise Morin-Davy, Director of Child,
Adolescent and Family Services at the Center of Life Management (CLM) in Derry.  

Here is the link to download the webinar: 


    President Charles Langille and Past President Celia Slason,                  with the Proclamation for NH School Counselor Week                     signed by Governor Hassan 

Fall Conference Handouts
NHSCA members can always access these and past conference handouts by logging in

NHSCA Members - The Annual Directory is now available. Log in and go to the Annual Directory & Newsletters page.


NHSCA is a division of the American School Counselor Association and represents over 400 of N.H.'s professional school counselors.

The mission of the New Hampshire School Counselor Association is to actively promote standards of excellence in professional school counseling by:

  • Advocating for the role and programs of professional school counselors.
  • Providing meaningful professional growth and development opportunities for N.H. school counselors.
  • Giving energetic, resourceful and dedicated leadership in developing services and programs for its members.

School Counseling in N.H.

In New Hampshire, all school counselors at every educational level (elementary, middle/junior and secondary) are required to have a Master's Degree specializing inGuidance and Counseling.

All counselors must be certified by the State Department of Education. Certification is renewed on a three-year basis and continuing education is required

*Click here more information and resources on school counseling in N.H.


Upcoming events

19 Sep 2014 • Whole Village Family Resource Center, Plymouth, NH
22 Sep 2014 8:30 AM • NHHEAF 4 Barrell Court Concord, NH
07 Nov 2014 • Manchester Community College, Manchester, NH

Have you registered for RAMP CAMP? 

Deadline is Sept 15!

Get your application started for your school counseling program to become a Recognized ASCA Model Program. Workshop on September 22 at NHHEAF.

Details here


Fall Annual Conference

November 17,2014

Keynote Speaker

Kevin Creeden

on Childhood Trauma

Grappone Conference Center, Concord 

Details coming soon...

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