Review Agenda Item
Meeting Date: 5/11/2022 - 6:00 PM
Category: Consent Agenda
Type: Action
Subject: 15.11 Review and Potential Approval for School Counselors to attend the American School Counselor Association (ASCA) Annual Conference in Austin, Texas July 9-12, 2022
LCAP (Local Control Accountability Plan) Goal:
Goal 1: All students will receive a high quality education in a safe and welcoming environment with equitable and high expectations, access to technology, and instruction in the California State Standards that prepare them for college and/or career.
Policy:
Enclosure ASCA Conference 2022 Agenda-All Schedule
File Attachment:
ASCA_2022-agenda_allSessions.pdf
Summary: Review and potential approval to send up 10 School Counselors to attend in person and 5 virtually the American School Counselor Association (ASCA) Annual Conference in Austin, Texas, July 9-12, 2022 to develop and enhance skills and knowledge, research best practices, and network with other school counselors to strengthen the MDUSD school counseling program. ASCA is the professional organization that supports school counselors' efforts to help students focus on academic, career and social/emotional development so they achieve success in school and are prepared to lead fulfilling lives as responsible members of society. ASCA provides professional development, publications and other resources, research and advocacy to school counselors around the globe. Counselors who attend the conference will meet for a pre-planning meeting prior to the conference in order to discuss systemic needs such as learning more about Multi-Tiered Systems of Support (MTSS), Social Emotional Learning (SEL), Equity, reconnecting with students, and using data and assessment to monitor progress and impact. Counselors will provide professional development to school staff and fellow counselors after returning from the conference. The estimated cost for registration, travel, and accommodations is $15,000.
Funding: Educator Effectiveness Grant
Fiscal Impact $15,000 program code 38070
Recommendation: Move to approve School Counselors to attend the American School Counselor Association (ASCA) Annual Conference in Austin, Texas July 9-12, 2022
Approvals:
Recommended By:
Signed By:
Stephanie Roberts - Director of Development
Signed By:
Mika Arbelbide - Director of Fiscal Services
Signed By:
Jennifer Sachs - Chief, Educational Services
Signed By:
Dr. Lisa Gonzales - Chief Business Officer
Signed By:
Dr. Adam Clark - Superintendent
Vote Results:

Original Motion
Member Linda Mayo Moved, Member Cherise Khaund seconded to approve the Original motion 'Move to approve School Counselors to attend the American School Counselor Association (ASCA) Annual Conference in Austin, Texas July 9-12, 2022'. Upon a Roll-Call Vote being taken, the vote was: Aye: 4 Nay: 0.
The motion Carried 4 - 0
   
Linda Mayo     Yes
Debra Mason     Yes
Cherise Khaund     Yes
Erin McFerrin     Yes