Rhode Island School Counselor Association

The mission of the Rhode Island School Counselor Association is to promote excellence in the profession of school counseling along with the development of all students.

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As the COVID vaccine becomes more available, state governments are beginning to relax some restrictions that have been imposed to protect public health. Based on where Rhode Island is today, we anticipate that we will host our conference in person this fall!

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Save the Date

2021 RISCA Fall Conference

Monday, October 25th

7:30 AM - 3:00 PM

The Crowne Plaza

The Rhode Island School Counselor Association announces Sarah Metro as the

 2020 RI School Counselor of the Year! 

Congratulations Sarah!





Check out this year's Professional Development Series!


Our 2020-2021 Professional Development Series is underway! 

Its not to late to order your copy of Interrupting Racism and join us for ongoing discussions!

Click HERE for book ordering information and 20% discount code!

Stay tuned for our book discussion opportunity!

Amazon.com: Interrupting Racism (9780815366416): Atkins, Rebecca, Oglesby, Alicia: Books


Visit our RIDE-RISCA Connection or Professional Development page to learn more! Do not miss out on these relevant and valuable opportunities!!!



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COVID - 19 (Coronovirus) Updates and Resources 

Visit RISCA's Counselor Resources Page

In response to historical, recent, and ongoing events, the RISCA leadership has issued a statement and plans to thoughtfully support our members in a way that embodies our values, ethics, and commitment to social justice and advocacy.  Please view this official statement from RISCA. 

School counselors may find resources gathered by RISCA addressing race related conversations and support by visiting this link.


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A HUGE shout out to school counselors Cindy Lancaster and Kerry Carlson from McCourt Middle School in Cumberland, the latest recipients of the Golden Apple Award!

Recognized for building the bridge from school to home and for spending hours each day connecting with middle schoolers, the two counselors received their award alongside students, family and colleagues during a surprise Zoom meet-up!

Cindy and Kerry understand that success is beyond academics. Their emotional support, accessibility, and tips for staying engaged was invaluable to students as they navigated the challenges of COVID and remote learning!

We are proud of Cindy and Kerry and we are excited to see school counselors recognized for making a difference!


Thanks to all who attended the 2019 RISCA Conference.

Congrats to our 2019 Award Winners.



Thank You to our 2019 Fall ConferencSponsors!


Gold Sponsors



Silver Sponsors




Bronze Sponsors

JOHNSON & WALES UNIVERSITY 

MASSACHUSETTS COLLEGE OF PHARMACY & HEALTH SCIENCES 

NEWPORT ACADEMY 


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