The Idaho School Counselors Association is pleased to announce Rachel Jensen from Raft River Elementary School has been selected the 2019 Idaho School Counselor Of The Year. The ASCA School Counselor of the Year program honors the professionals who devote their careers to serving as advocates for the nation’s students, helping them achieve success in school and in life. State school counselor of the year honorees were selected based on several criteria, including: school counseling innovations, effective school counseling programs, leadership and advocacy skills and contributions to student advancement.
"The ASCA School Counselor of the Year award is an esteemed recognition for our profession," said Richard Wong, Ed.D., ASCA executive director. "School counselors make significant contributions to the overall well‐being of students and their success. Their unique qualifications and training allow them to support students’ academic achievement, career development and social/emotional needs. This award highlights their commitment, dedication and excellence."