NMSCA SCOTY

New Mexico School Counselor of the Year Award (SCOTY)
 
Modeled after ASCA's School Counselor of the Year (SCOTY) award, NMSCA seeks to recognize a New Mexico School Counselor who follows best practices in his/her comprehensive school counseling program.
 
For deadlines, information, and application links see below.

Nomination & Application

Deadlines

 
  • Nomination Window Closes:           March 15, 2019 (5 p.m. MST)

  • Nomination Applications Due:       April 15, 2019 (5 p.m. MST)

  • NM ASCA Nominees Due:                 May 1, 2019

  • ASCA Applications Due:                   TBD by ASCA

Nominations are Closed

Who is

Eligible for Nomination?

 
School Counselors who have worked in New Mexico for at least one year prior and have been a practicing School Counselor for at least five years (state/location may vary).
 
Addtional eligibility requirements include:
 
  • Must hold a master's degree in school counseling or equivalent
  • Must be licensed as a school counselor by the NM PED 
  • Must be an NMSCA and ASCA professional member for at least one year prior to application due date
  • Must not have been an NMSCA School Counselor of the Year finalist within the past five years
  • Cannot be a previous NMSCA School Counselor of the Year or an ASCA School Counselor of the Year.
  • Cannot have been an NMSCA finalist during the previous five years.
  • No restrictions on re‐nominating semi‐finalists.
  • Must have been nominated by his or her peer(s) and/or administrator(s).
 
 

Nominate a School Counselor

To nominate a School Counselor you will need to know the information below:
 
Applicant's current contact information
Number of years experience as a full-time School Counselor
Number of years in current position/school
 
 
 

SCOTY

Application Process

 
All nominees will be contacted by NMSCA with application details via email. 
 
NMSCA strongly encourages SCOTY finalists to apply for the ASCA SCOY Award later in the year.
 
Click this link to learn more about the application process.
Completed applications are screened for eligibility prior to review.
 
Please be sure to follow all application guidelines carefully and ensure you meet eligibility requirements. 
 
NMSCA strongly encourages SCOTY finalists to apply for the ASCA SCOY Award later in the year.
 
Finalists are generally notified in May. 
 

Previous

SCOTY

Winners

 

SCOTY

Selection Process

 

Previous SCOTY Winners

 

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