The Oklahoma School Counselor Association (OSCA) is a chartered state division of the American School Counselor Association (ASCA) and a division of the Oklahoma Counseling Association (OCA), which is a state branch of the American Counseling Association (ACA) which supports School Counselors' efforts to help students focus on academic, personal / social and career development so they achieve success in school and are prepared to lead fulfilling lives as responsible members of society. OSCA provides professional development and networking opportunities to Professional School Counselors in Oklahoma.
O.S.C.A.R. (Oklahoma School Counseling Accountability Report)
The O.S.C.A.R is a continuous improvement tool that gives a school counselor an opportunity to demonstrate effective communication and a commitment to getting results in their counseling program. The need for greater accountability in school counseling practice is widely accepted within the profession. Results indicate that participation led to an increased use of student outcomes data for program improvement, and increased awareness about student support programs among stakeholders. Apply to receive an O.S.C.A.R. for your school counseling program. Download the guide and submit your O.S.C.A.R. Deadline is July 31, 2014.
School Counselor of the Year
The School Counselor of the Year Award honors the best of the best - counselors who are running a top-notch, comprehensive school counseling program at either the elementary, middle or high school level. Please be sure to nominate a deserving school counselor today! Nominations due by June 13, 2014.
Dr. Jerry Chandler Scholarship
The Dr. Jerry Chandler Scholarship is for OSCA members in a Guidance and Counseling graduate program. Dr. Chandler retired from UCO after many years as a professor and mentor in the school counseling program. He promoted professionalism and the role of the school counselor in Oklahoma. July 1 is the deadline. Download and submit your scholarship application.