The Georgia Professional Standards Commission (GaPSC) is the professional accrediting agency for school counselors in Georgia. The GaPSC also maintains a list of Georgia institutions that offer accredited school counseling programs. For more information visit Georgia Professional Standards Commission's website.
School counselors have the opportunity to become members of a variety of professional organizations that advocate and support the profession.
The American School Counselor Association (ASCA) supports school counselors' efforts to help students focus on academic, career and social/emotional development so they achieve success in school and are prepared to lead fulfilling lives as responsible members of society. For additional information visit the ASCA website.
The Georgia School Counselor Association (GSCA) represents, promotes, and enhances professional school counseling in Georgia to create improved outcomes for all students. For additional information, visit the GSCA website.
The American Counseling Association (ACA) is the world's largest association representing professional counselors in various practice settings. ACA serves its members with the resources they need to make a difference. For additional information visit the ACA website.