National School Counseling Week

National School Counseling Week 2020, "School Counselors: Helping Build Better Humans," will be celebrated from Feb. 3-7, 2020, to focus public attention on the unique contribution of school counselors within U.S. school systems. National School Counseling Week, sponsored by ASCA, highlights the tremendous impact school counselors can have in helping students achieve school success and plan for a career. National School Counseling Week is always celebrated the first full week in February.


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Sample Morning Announcements

Get your school excited about each day of National School Counseling Week with by promoting the week during morning announcements. View 2019 sample morning announcements or archived morning announcements from previous years.


2020 National School Counseling Week Photo Challenge

Take a photo/video of the day’s theme and share on Twitter, Facebook and/or Instagram with #NSCW2020. Get students, families and school colleagues in on the fun. Encourage them to download and use the supporter signs listed below.

Monday: Happy National School Counseling Week
Take a picture/video with the new National School Counseling Week sign

Tuesday: Lend a Helping Hand
School counselors: Take a photo with the sign – "I'm helping build better humans by..."

Wednesday: Offer Encouragement
School Counselors: Download the "My students help me be a better human by..." sign
Supporters: Download the "My school counselor helps me be better by..." sign

Thursday: Show Appreciation
Supporters: Download the "Thank you _____ (insert school counselor's name) for ____ (share something learned/gained from working with your school counselor)" sign

Friday: Be the Change in the World
All: Download the "Better humans are..." sign

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Sample Press Release

Download a sample press release to customize with information about what your school or district is doing to celebrate National School Counseling Week.