Johnny Key

Commissioner of Education

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A Division of the Arkansas Department of Education

Professional School Counseling Resources

Professional responsibilities are an important component of comprehensive school counseling. Growing and developing professionally and participating in professional communities encourages reflection and supports advocacy for students. The following resources provide:
  • Videos and other media relevant to comprehensive school counselor programming
  • Professional development opportunities via conferences and online training
  • Professional reference materials

American School Counselor Association and the ASCA Model

Arkansas School Counselor Association

Arkansas Counseling Association

American Counseling Association

College Board Counselor Resources

ACT Counselor Resources

Response to Intervention (RTI) Arkansas

ASCA School Counselor Professional Standards and Competencies

ASCA Ethical Standards for School Counselors

G.U.I.D.E. for Life

Act 190 Guidance Documents

Arkansas School Counselor Toolkit

Arkansas Comprehensive School Counseling Program Guide

For more information, please contact:

Suzanne Knowles, Public School Program Coordinator
Arkansas Department of Education
Division of Elementary and Secondary Education
1401 Capitol Blvd. Suite 425
Little Rock, AR 72201
Phone:  501-682-4354

State Standards

Learn more about the standards that define the knowledge and skills Arkansas students should have in order to be ready for college and careers.

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Licensure & Certification

Find critical information about renewing Arkansas educator licenses, adding areas of licensure, licensing by reciprocity from other states, background checks and more.

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