MISSION STATEMENT

The East End Counselors Association (EECA) is a chapter of the New York State School Counselors Association (NYSSCA) which is the Chartered Division of the American School Counselor Association (ASCA).  Our mission is directly aligned with the objectives of NYSSCA.

Our goal is to enhance the professional experience of our membership with the following practices:

  • Fostering personal and professional relationships among school counselors, school social workers,  mental health professionals, college and career counselors and other school related personnel
  • Advocating for school counseling and school counseling concerns
  • Raising the standards of school counseling
  • Providing opportunities for the discussion of ethical, legal, social and technical issues related to school counseling
  • Initiating professional development opportunities relevant to school counseling
  • Developing strategic partnerships with organizations that benefit the members and their students
  • Remaining current on academic, career and personal social developmental programs
  • Publishing and disseminating scientific, educational and professional information
  • Operating as a not for profit professional organization

The EECA intends to utilize our profession and the ethical practices of counseling to promote respect for human dignity and diversity.