Ohio School
Counselor Association

                                                                                                                                  

 . . . empowers, unites and supports professional school counselors in their role of promoting student success.

Emerging Leader Program

The Ohio School Counselor Association invites you to apply for our Emerging Leader Program. The goal of the program is to identity potential leaders and to provide them with opportunities to become more involved in the association.


Criteria

Emerging leaders must:

  • Be a member of both the Ohio School Counselor Association and the American School Counselor Association
  • Be employed as a professional school counselor in Ohio (possess a valid license and is employed by a school district)
  • Not be (or have been) an appointed or elected officer of OSCA
  • Have a desire to further the mission and vision of OSCA through professional advocacy and leadership
Responsibilities
Emerging leaders must serve a term of two years with expectations of completing the following responsibilities:

First year responsibilities:
  • Attend at least two of the four OSCA Governing Board meetings
  • Attend the All Ohio Counselors Conference and work at the OSCA booth
  • Provide assistance at other OSCA events
  • Communicate regularly with the Emerging Leader mentor
Second year responsibilities
  • Attend at least three of the four OSCA Governing Board meetings
  • Attend the All Ohio Counselors Conference and work at the OSCA booth
  • Provide assistance at other OSCA events
  • Serve as mentor to a first–year emerging leader
  • Based on interest survey at Summer LDI meeting, join/lead an OSCA standing committee
  • Create transition plan for the end of emerging leader term with the Past President on the Governing Board (i.e. run for position on Governing Board, join/lead as OSCA standing committee, take on leadership position.)
Benefits
The OSCA emerging leader(s) will receive the following benefits:
  • Free OSCA membership for one year
  • Leadership training
  • Assigned a first year emerging leader mentor
  • Access to a network of colleagues
  • Opportunity to earn contact hours for one’s independent professional development plan
  • Personalized OSCA business card
  • Recognition as an Emerging Leader at the AOCC and on the OSCA website
Application Process
Individuals interested in becoming an Emerging Leader must fill out the following survey at https://goo.gl/forms/CTZpBZO3zGAY4N0I3

Selection Process

A screening committee will select no more than 5 emerging leaders.

Ohio School Counselor Association / osca@ohioschoolcounselor.org / (866) 230-1042 (Messaging Service) / PO Box 1445, Dublin, OH 43017

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