Other Awards

2019 Counselor Educator of the Year
Nominee should be a counselor educator employed as a professor at a college or university.
• Maintain high moral standards in their professional conduct
• Responsible for innovations or further development of school counseling education programs aligning with the ASCA National Model
• Demonstrate leadership, advocacy, and collaboration in their work
• Demonstrate consistent and reliable contributions in all areas of service, scholarship, and teaching over an exemplary career span
• Membership in GSCA

Application Checklist:
1. Was the nominee a member of GSCA prior to December 1?
2. Is the nominator a member of GSCA?
3. Does your application follow the requirements (below) and adhere to page limitations?
4. Are the requirements saved in ONE DOCUMENT (pdf)?
5. Application must include the following (Packet to be submitted by nominator):
- Official GSCA nomination form and information sheet
- Letter of nomination from the nominator containing a description of the contribution for which the individual is being nominated (maximum 2 pages).
- Vita for the nominee (maximum 2 pages)
- One additional letter of recommendation (maximum 2 pages)
- Supporting Material (optional): These pages may include flyers, agendas, notes, letters, charts, graphs, items from events, photos, etc.
6. The entire application should not exceed a total of 10 pages.

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2019 Supervisor/Administrator of the Year
Nominee must be an administrator, coordinator, director, or supervisor of school, district or state school counseling services.
• Exemplary support of school counseling services aligning with the American School Counselor Association National Model
• Outstanding promotion of school counseling services
• Implementation of new/additional school counseling services
• Improvement of existing school counseling services

Application Checklist:
1. Is the nominator a member of GSCA?
2. Does your application follow the requirements (below) and adhere to page limitations?
3. Are the requirements saved in ONE DOCUMENT (pdf)?
4. Application must include the following (Packet to be submitted by nominator):
- Official GSCA nomination form and information sheet
- Letter of nomination from the nominator containing a description of the contribution for which the individual is being nominated (maximum 2 pages).
- Vita for the nominee (maximum 2 pages)
- One additional letter of recommendation (maximum 2 pages)
- Supporting Material (optional): These pages may include flyers, agendas, notes, letters, charts, graphs, items from events, photos, etc.
5. The entire application should not exceed a total of 10 pages.
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2019 Advocate of the Year
The nominee should NOT be actively employed as a school counselor or as a supervisor/administrator over school counselors or school counseling services at the school, district, or state levels. (Examples of appropriate nominations include parents, community members, school board members, etc.)
• Exemplary support of counseling services aligning with the ASCA National Model
• Outstanding promotion of counseling services
• Implementation of new/additional counseling services
• Improvement of existing counseling services

Application Checklist:
1. Is the nominator a member of GSCA?
2. Does your application follow the requirements (below) and adhere to page limitations?
3. Are the requirements saved in ONE DOCUMENT (pdf)?
4. Application must include the following (Packet to be submitted by nominator):
- Official GSCA nomination form and information sheet
- Letter of nomination from the nominator containing a description of the contribution for which the individual is being nominated (maximum 2 pages).
- Vita for the nominee (maximum 2 pages)
- One additional letter of recommendation (maximum 2 pages)
- Supporting Material (optional): These pages may include flyers, agendas, notes, letters, charts, graphs, items from events, photos, etc.
5. The entire application should not exceed a total of 10 pages.
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2019 Emerging Leader Award
The nominee must be a GSCA member who has demonstrated the experience and dedication to become a dedicated leader of the counseling profession in future years. Nominees must have:
• A Master’s degree in school counseling.
• Held at least one office, leadership, committee or chair position at the school or local level
• Been a member of GSCA for at least 3 years
• Shown ability as a new leader in the school counseling profession
• Nomination letter should describe examples of the nominee’s leadership at local, state, or national levels and explain how this leadership relates to the advancement of the counseling profession and GSCA.

Application Checklist:
1. Was the nominee a member of GSCA prior to December 1?
2. Is the nominator a member of GSCA?
3. Does your application follow the requirements (below) and adhere to page limitations?
4. Are the requirements saved in ONE DOCUMENT (pdf)?
5. Application must include the following (Packet to be submitted by nominator):
- Official GSCA nomination form and information sheet
- Letter of nomination from the nominator containing a description of the contribution for which the individual is being nominated (maximum 2 pages).
- Vita for the nominee (maximum 2 pages)
- One additional letter of recommendation (maximum 2 pages)
- Supporting Material (optional): These pages may include flyers, agendas, notes, letters, charts, graphs, items from events, photos, etc.
6. The entire application should not exceed a total of 10 pages.
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2019 Writer of the Year
• Published writing within the last three (3) years.
• Currently employed full-time in or retired from the field of school counseling in the year of nomination.
• Published writing of practical significance for school counselors
• Published writing of the type that has direct implications for communication of the importance and significance of counseling as an integral part of the educational process

1. Were you a member of GSCA prior to December 1?
2. Is your nominator a member of GSCA?
3. Does your application follow the requirements (below) and adhere to page limitations?
4. Are the requirements saved in ONE DOCUMENT (pdf)?
5. Application must include the following:
1. Official GSCA nomination form and information sheet
2. Letter of nomination from the nominator containing a description of the contribution for which you are being nominated (maximum 2 pages).
3. Vita for the nominee (maximum 2 pages)
4. Statement (maximum 2 pages) in which you explain what inspired you to write the piece of work, provide at least one example of how the work may impact the field of school counseling, and discuss how you will further share your work (for example, presentations, book signings, etc.)
5. Supporting Material (optional): These pages may include flyers, agendas, notes, letters, charts, graphs, items from events, photos, etc.
6. Provide a sample of your piece of work (not part of the 10 page maximum).
6. The entire application should not exceed a total of 10 pages.
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2019 Lifetime Achievement Award
This award will be given by the GSCA Executive Committee. Please note: This award does not have to be given every year. Nominator must submit the GSCA nomination form and a letter of recommendation to the GSCA President for the winner to be selected by the Executive Committee.
• The individual has made outstanding contributions through a body of work that has made a profound impact on the school counseling profession.
• The individual has been a partner/ally of the Georgia School Counselor Association and has supported its initiatives.
• The individual has changed school counseling through his or her contributions to the profession, leadership in the profession, and/or mentoring of others in the profession.
• The individual represents the values, ideals, and ethics of the profession.
• The individual\'s current employment, affiliation and professional and personal activities benefit the Georgia School Counselor Association and the profession.

Application Checklist:
1. Was the nominee a member of GSCA prior to December 1?
2. Is the nominator a member of GSCA?
3. Does your application follow the requirements (below) and adhere to page limitations?
4. Are the requirements saved in ONE DOCUMENT (pdf)?
5. Application must include the following:
1. Nominator must submit the GSCA nomination form
2. Additional letter of recommendation
6. Did you submit the document to the GSCA President or via the awards submission portal for consideration by the Executive Committee no later than August 1st.
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2019 Business Partner Award
• The nominee must be a business or industry
• Exemplary support of the school counseling mission to support postsecondary/college and career success for students
• Outstanding promotion of the school counseling profession's efforts in the area of college and career
• Implementation of new or additional services or supports toward college and career success in P-12 schools
• Implementation of or improvement of existing partnerships with P-12 school counseling programs

To nominate a business partner, please write a letter of recommendation.

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