College of Human Sciences Professors Launch Professional School Counselor Academy

Associate Professor Karen Alexander, Ph.D., and Graduate Research Assistant Cindy Miller launched the 2014-2015 Professional School Counselor Academy Oct. 8-10. The Academy is a nine-month professional development experience for secondary school counselors that addresses preparation of student personal graduation plans under House Bill 5, aspects of college and career readiness, integration of Career and Technical Education courses, planning career exploration experiences for their students, and management of local counseling responsibilities. The Academy is supported through the AchieveTexas College and Career Initiative, a Texas Education Agency funded project.