Thank you for your willingness to become a candidate for the Wisconsin School Counselor Association Governing Board of Directors.  We appreciate and encourage your dedication to providing leadership for the profession of school counseling. Each candidate must complete all of the following application items and submit no later than December 1, 2017.

* WSCA Board candidate application.
* A one page resume (not exceed 8 ½ x 11”)
* A picture in jpeg format that is no smaller than 2 ½ “ x 3” (that looks professional in black & white or in color print)
* Candidate must provide the number of their current school counselor license (issued by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction).
* A 250 word maximum response to the question: Why do you love WSCA?
* Write a response that includes two of the below governing style components below and share your experiences or vision for how you would accomplish this as a WSCA Director. to the following question, keeping the response to fewer than 500 words:
The WSCA Board governing style emphasizes the following:
Outward vision rather than an internal preoccupation
Encouragement of diversity in viewpoints
Strategic leadership more than administrative detail
Clear distinction of Board and chief executive roles
Collective rather than individual decisions
Future rather than past or present focus
Proactivity rather than reactivity
* A letter of recommendation from a school counselor colleague or peer (or fellow instructor) OR an immediate administrator/supervisor. (The letter cannot exceed 750 words and should describe why the reference believes you are a good candidate for the WSCA Board).

Candidates must be a member in good standing of WSCA and ASCA in order to be an eligible candidate for election. If you are not currently a member, please go to:
WSCA- http://www.wscaweb.org/index.php?module=cms&page=26  
ASCA-https://www.schoolcounselor.org/school-counselors-members/member-benefits-info/join-or-renew-today

Candidates must attend the board meeting on  April 21, 2018 to transition and participate in policy governance training.

Candidates must attend the WSCA Board Leadership Development Institute in July 2018  in addition to board meetings three times per year.

* 1. First Name

* 2. Last Name

* 3. Address

* 4. Phone

* 5. Email

* 6. Current Employment Position:

* 7. School and/or District/College/University of Employment:

* 8. Number of years as a practicing school counselor and/or school counselor educator:

* 9. DPI Educator File Number:
(Not sure? Find you educator file number on the DPI license look‐up site). https://elo.wieducatorlicensing.org/datamart/searchByNameWIDPI.do

* 10. WSCA Membership number and expiration date:

* 11. ASCA Membership number and expiration date:

* 12. Share your participation and/or volunteer experience in WSCA events and/or professional development. If you have served as a WSCA volunteer please include the committee name, dates and committee leader name.

* 13. Why do you love WSCA? (250 word maximum)

* 14. Write a response that includes two WSCA governing style components below and share your experiences or vision for how you would accomplish this as a WSCA Director, keep your response to fewer than 500 words:

The WSCA Board governing style emphasizes the following:

*Outward vision rather than an internal preoccupation
*Encouragement of diversity in viewpoints
*Strategic leadership more than administrative detail
*Clear distinction of Board and chief executive roles
*Collective rather than individual decisions
*Future rather than past or present focus
*Proactivity rather than reactivity

* 15. Please upload a letter of recommendation from a school counselor colleague or peer (or fellow instructor) OR an immediate administrator/supervisor. (The letter cannot exceed 750 words and should describe why the reference believes you are a good candidate for the WSCA Board).

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* 16. Please upload a one page resume (not to nexceed 8 ½ x 11”)

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* 17. Please upload a picture in jpeg format that is no smaller than 2 ½ “ x 3” (that looks professional in black & white or in color print)

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* 18. If selected I will attend the following required WSCA Board functions, plus other virtual meetings as decided by the WSCA Board:

Board meeting and Policy Governance Training April 21, 2018
Board Leadership Development Institute July 2018
Board meeting January 2019
Board meeting April 2019

I understand board membership is a three-year commitment, and if I am selected to be a part of the election slate which is approved by the membership, each year of my term I am prepared to commit to dates  similar to those above.  I understand these expectations and have answered all parts of this application truthfully.

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