ACA and ASCA currently recommend a student to counselor ratio of 250 to 1 as required for effective counseling in schools. ACAeNews for School Counselors would like members to "sound off" on this issue.

* 1. What is your personal impression of the 250 - 1 ratio?

* 2. In a perfect world, how many students do you believe should be assigned to a counselor working in an elementary, middle or secondary school?

* 3. How does your current counseling situation match up with the ACA and ASCA recommendation?

* 4. Use this space to present your personal comments regarding the student to counselor ratio matter.

* 5. Identify the role you presently perform in the counseling profession.