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Help students stay on track as they choose classes, explore their talents and interests and plan for the future.

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Make sure students have the best information on which to base their education and career planning.

Counseling and Academic Achievement
Counselors have a vital role to play in promoting academic achievement at the individual and school levels.

State Activities and Models
States are developing standards, models and training methods that reflect counseling's increasingly central role in education.

Involving Parents
With good information and resources, parents can play a key role in helping their children make sound education and career decisions.

How Education Pays
You can show students how additional education pays off in higher earnings and a greater chance of employment.

ACRN has resources that will help you help students as they make choices for their future.
This Month's Top Five:
A Whole ‘Nother World (2006)
Chamber of Commerce—Job Corps Online Tool (Ongoing)
Job Searching in the 21st Century (2001)
Reaching Out to Hispanic Populations (Webinar) (2006)
Explore additional resources in our Resource Library , which has a section especially for counselors.
  • American School Counselor Association
  • ASCA National Model
  • Career Counselors' Consortium
  • Center for School Counseling Outcome Research (MA)
  • National Career Development Association