A report released today explores that very question. The publication, which offers an overview of coursework, was developed by the Council of National School Counseling and College Access Organizations.
“The report aims to strengthen the capacity for college advising — a key driver of access, particularly in underserved schools,” according to a press release. “Through its research examining preservice training, the Council seeks to advance the conversation about core competencies required to serve professionally in the role of school counselor or college access advisor.”
NACAC is one of nine members of Council. The group formed in 2015 with the goal of ensuring that all students have they support they need to prepare for college and career, access higher education, and experience postsecondary success.
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