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Annual MASCA Conference 2016

Come join MASCA members and school counselor partners at the 

Annual MASCA Conference and MA Reach Higher Convening
Pre Conference – afternoon of Monday April 4, 2016 
Full Conference – Tuesday, April 5, 2016
Holiday Inn, Boxborough

The 2016 MASCA Annual Conference will include our first MA Reach Higher Convening.  Programming at the conference will include sessions addressing the career, social/emotional, and academic domains as well as program choices specifically designated as  “Reach Higher” which will be focused on preparing all students in the Commonwealth to “Reach Higher” with a goal of post-secondary education and training.   Please consider joining our spring conference by submitting a proposal to present a learning break out session. 


Upcoming Professional Development Opportunities


The Use of Data in School Counseling – Dr. Trish Hatch
Thursday, November 19th, 2015, 8:30 am – 3:30 pm
Universal Technical Institute
$129 includes Use of Data text ($119 for MASCA members), $99 for workshop only
This workshop is designed to provide participants with the attitudes, knowledge, and skills to utilize data to design, implement, evaluate, and improve their school counseling program.  Register online under “events” at www.hatchingresults.com.  For more information contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Click HERE for flyer.


MASCA's SMART Goals Project

MASCA's SMART Goals Library


Library (see SMART Goals): HERE


Submit your goals to share:HERE


Please follow @MASCA_PLN on Twitter for School Counselor Resources

We are thrilled to announce the launching of @MASCA_PLN, the official Twitter account for MASCA!  Created at the "Technology Tips and Tricks" session at the MASCA 2013 Fall Conference, @MASCA_PLN is our venture into social media to promote school counselors and counseling resources in Massachusetts and beyond!  

Educational Open Courseware Resource

The project --  http://www.onlinecourses.com/ -- is a free and comprehensive resource that is a collection of open college course that spans videos, audio lectures, and notes given by professors at Harvard, Princeton and MIT.  We offer highly relevant courses such as iPhone Application Development from Stanford and Cyber Humor from Oxford.