Day at the State Capitol

This past February, the three School Counselor of the Year Finalists joined the NSCA Governing Board for a day at the Nebraska State Capitol. The three School Counselor of the Year Finalists were introduced on the floor of the legislature.  The School Counselor of the Year Finalist joined the NSCA Board Member and staff in meeting with multiple state senators.  Senators heard about the important role school counselors play in the academic success of students as well how school counselor impact the social emotional and career development of students.  Many senators value school counselors and are prepared to work with NSCA on legislation in the future.
 

NSCA Board Chair - Jake Willems (left) and NSCA High School Counselor of the Year - Loni Watson (center)
talk about the vital role of school counselors with Sen. Erdman (right) of Lincoln





As a strong supporter of school counselors, Sen. Vargas (back right) requested a photo with the
School Counselor of the Year Finalist, NSCA Board, and NSCA staff in the capitol rotunda.