School Counseling Programs

OverviewCollege and Career Ready School Counseling Seal

Utah school counselors demonstrate accountability, social justice, and systemic change. Implementing a comprehensive and systemic College and Career Readiness School Counseling Program provides school counselors, teachers, administrators, other school personnel, and policymakers a framework that includes strategies and practical tips on how to work more effectively in their schools and communities. The data-driven process helps school counselors and other stakeholders select and implement appropriate supports and interventions that close equity gaps, demonstrate program effectiveness, and improve college and career readiness for each student.

Our Mission

Support Utah’s professional school counselors in the development, implementation, and evaluation processes necessary to sustain high-quality K-12 College and Career Readiness School Counseling Programs that benefit students, educators, and communities.

To help achieve this mission, the Utah State Board of Education and the Utah School Counselor Association (USCA) are collaboratively working together to support professional school counselors in their work for students through advocacy, professional development, recognition, and outreach.