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-Elect Charles Langille and 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

07 Aug 2014 10:30 AM • NHTI Grappone Hall Trulson Conference Room, Concord, NH
13 Aug 2014 • Frisbie Memorial Education Center, Rochester, NH
19 Sep 2014 • Whole Village Family Resource Center, Plymouth, NH

2013-2014 NH School Counselors of the Year Winners.

Elementary Counselor of the Year 

Kristen Burke

Conway Elementary School

High School Counselor of the Year

Connie Littlefield

Spaulding High School


Congratulations to                   Kelsey Ramsey of UNH                   2013-2014 Jo Hayslip Memorial Scholarship Winner


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