Idaho School Counselors
Many educators find themselves disheartened after a few years on the job. Not enough time to make a real difference, bureaucracy making fundamental curriculum changes impossible...
For these reasons, many educators and career changers are considering the Idaho school counseling career.
Idaho school counselors will typically make $5,000 to $10,000 more each year than teachers. In addition, those making financial decisions are beginning the realize the school counseling student psychology expertise is a vital piece of the puzzle for student achievement.
In a March 5th, 2008 press release, Superintendent Luna made a statement regarding approval of various funding by the Joint Finance-Appropriations Committee:
“I am pleased JFAC approved funding for our other requests, such as the Idaho Math Initiative, a teacher evaluation task force and a committee to develop a statewide concurrent credit program... These are critical issues as we move forward to improve Idaho’s public education system.”
Many individuals are finding the new sense of responsibility for guiding Idaho into a brighter future attractive. Coupled with momentum of additional funding and support for continual curriculum and educational program reform, the Idaho school counseling career is a winner.
Featured Universities with School Counseling Programs
NYU Steinhardt's accredited master of arts program in Counseling and Guidance: School and Bilingual School Counseling. Through this online program, you will gain the skills you need to become a professional Pre-K-12 school counselor, working with children and families in your community to foster academic achievement and success. Click here to contact New York University and request information about their programs.
Capella University offers four online CACREP-accredited Graduate Programs in Counseling: MS in Mental Health Counseling, MS in Marriage & Family Counseling/Therapy, MS in School Counseling, and PhD in Counselor Education and Supervision. Click here to contact Capella University and request information about their programs.
Contact schools offering school counseling or mental health counseling programs and learn how you can begin a career as a Idaho School Counselor.
- Capella University Master of Science (MS) in Human Services - School Counseling Specialization - CACREP and State Approved**
- New York University (NYU) Master of Arts in Counseling and Guidance - School Counseling and Bilingual School Counseling - MPCAC Accredited
- Northwestern University - CACREP-Accredited Online Master of Arts in Counseling (meets requirements to become a school counselor)
- UMass Online (Master of Education (M.Ed.) in School Counseling - NEASC and State-Approved program)
Whether you are from Boise, Nampa, Pocatello, Idaho Falls, Meridian or anywhere else across the state, you will find school counseling a highly rewarding and respected career.