The Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) Office of Postsecondary and Higher Education is pleased to announce a training symposium this fall. The purpose of this training is to assist school counselors to sustain the K-12 School Guidance Plan as well as address training and resource needs in the three counseling domains: academic, social-emotional, and career readiness. The Counselor Symposium serves as postsecondary attainment strategy for Pennsylvania.

The Counselor Symposium has been created to support the sharing of information, tools, and best practices connected to supporting postsecondary pathways for students. Previous training themes included:

  • Are Our Students Future Ready? 21st Century Counselor: Addressing the Academic, Emotional, and Social Needs of Our Learners

This year’s theme is:

  • 21st Century Counselor: Pathways of Student Success – Supporting Postsecondary Pathways

PA School Counselors are invited to attend this FREE symposium this fall at the following locations from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.:

  • Allegheny Intermediate Unit – REGISTRATION IS CLOSED
    • Date: Monday, October 7th
    • Location: 475 E Waterfront Dr, Homestead, PA
    • AGENDA
  • Millersville University – REGISTRATION IS CLOSED
  • Temple University – REGISTRATION IS CLOSED
    • Date: Thursday, October 31st
    • Location:
      Howard Gittis Student Center
      1755 North 13th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19122
    • Closest Parking: Cecil B. Moore Lot, 1223 Cecil B. Moore Avenue
    • AGENDA
  • Central Susquehanna Intermediate Unit – REGISTRATION IS CLOSED
    • Date: Monday, November 4th
    • Location: 90 Lawton Ln, Milton, PA 17847
  • Clarion University – REGISTRATION IS CLOSED
    • Date: Tuesday, November 12th
    • Location: 840 Wood St, Clarion, PA 16214
    • AGENDA