School Counselors

As a School Counselor, we know that you face tough challenges daily. Now – more than ever – you need to be prepared to provide the best support for students, especially those in need. ACA is committed to providing professional support, tools and content to meet the needs of ACA school counselor members. We serve school counseling graduate students, school counseling professionals (including those new to the field) and counselor educators focused on school counseling. ACA exists to help you take the work you are so passionate about to a higher level by providing professional resources such as FREE continuing education credits, research, ethics consultation, career consults and much more.  

In addition, we’ve created this resource page to provide ACA school counselor members with the latest resources to address topics such as the academic, personal/social and college- and career-readiness needs of students; counselor licensure requirements; ethics; career opportunities; legislative advocacy; trauma and disaster relief; and school counseling research.

  • Professional - $185
    Individuals who hold a master's degree or higher in counseling or a closely related field from a college or university that was accredited when the degree was awarded by one of the regional accrediting bodies recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation. Professional members must present proof of academic credentials upon request.
  • New Professional Membership - $102
    For individuals who have graduated with a master's or doctorate degree within the past 12 months. Status is good for one year.
  • Student - $102
    Individuals who are enrolled at least half-time in a college or university program.

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