School Counselor Annual Plan and Activities Calendar

2 Units
Credit Validation

Course Description

Credit Validation for DoDEA Participants Only

Participants will develop an annual plan and activities calendar for delivery of school counseling services. Participants will document their annual plan on the ASCA 4th Edition Annual Administrative Conference template. The goal(s) must be different from last year and support areas of improvement that will impact the district/school and aligned to DoDEAs Blueprint. They may use the ASCA 4th Edition Annual Calendar template to document activities. The Annual Administrative Conference will be signed by the school administrator(s) and school counselor(s).

School counselors use the annual calendar to prioritize and communicate school counseling program priorities. The school counseling program has one annual calendar that includes all major school counseling activities delivered or coordinated by the school counselor(s). The annual calendar increases visibility of the school counseling program and provides focus on events or activities of value for the students, parents, and staff.

The annual calendar includes activities such as:

  • School counseling classroom lessons
  • Delivery of DoDEA initiatives and curriculum (i.e,. Signs of Suicide, Childhelp, Bullying Prevention, Character Education, Career exploration, awareness, planning, and advising)
  • Special events (i.e., open house, parent university, school/community activities)
  • Student/parent/teacher meeting days

Course Details

Number of Units: 2.0 graduate level extension credit(s) in semester hours

Who Should Attend: This course provides continuing education for DoDEA School Counselors.

Course Options

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What You Will Learn

  • Schedule a time to meet with administrator(s)
  • Review school counseling program goals and priorities during the meeting
  • Seek and consider feedback from administrator(s). Adjust the agreement as appropriate
  • Collect needed signatures (administrator(s) and school counselor(s))


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The University of San Diego’s Division of Professional and Continuing Education offers graduate-level extension credit for work completed in trainings, workshops, conferences, induction, credentials, and other professional development programs not offered directly by USD. Complete one of the above and a member of our division will help you earn credit for your hard work and dedication to continuing your education.

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