School Counselor Academy

2023 School Counselor Academy

November 9-10, 2023


Submit a Proposal to Present
By September 15, 2023



NSCA Members: $180 thru October 23rd ($200 after October 23rd)
Non-Members: $210 thru October 23rd ($220 after October 23rd)
NO Registration Accepted after October 31st
NO On-site Registration
Credit/Debit Card Required for Payment of Registration


Hotel Information:

Holiday Inn Kearney
Rate = $124.95+taxes


Hotel Reservations:

Call 308-237-5971 (Ask for NSCA Group Rate)
Online Reservations for Group Rate


Thursday Keynote: Geoff Heckman

Geoff Heckman is a school counselor and counseling department chair at Platte County High School in Platte City, MO, an ASCA RAMP school, and an adjunct instructor for Missouri Baptist University.  He has been a school counselor for 20 years counseling at both the middle and high school levels.  He is a Past President for the Missouri School Counselor Association and was selected as Missouri's School Counselor of the Year in 2017, and was an ASCA School Counselor of the Year Finalist in 2018.  Most recently he served on the ASCA Board of Directors and was the 2022-23 Board Chair.


Friday Keynote:  Nic van Oss

Nic van Oss is the SEL Services Coordinator at the St. Croix River Education District in Minnesota. He is the lead author of the free Be Good People SEL curriculum, a project that started during the first week of COVID lockdown and is now used across the globe. Nic began his career as a paraprofessional in a residential behavior program and spent several years of his career as a School Psychologist facilitating SEL groups at a K-12 behavior program. He is passionate about every school growing an efficient Multi-Tiered System of Supports (MTSS) that lightens educator workloads, increases self-efficacy, and gets every student the support they need, when they need it.



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2023 School Counselor Academy

November 9-10, 2023
Holiday Inn - Kearney

Submit a Proposal to Present

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