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Arizona’s 3rd Annual School Counselors’ Institute, Register and Reserve Hotel Rooms Soon! Live Tucson

June 5, 2023 @ 8:00 am - June 6, 2023 @ 5:00 pm UTC-7

Dear Educators,


ADE is excited to offer the 3rd Annual School Counselors’ Institute June 5–6 at the JW Marriott Starr Pass. This conference will be two full days of training specific for School Counselors provided by the experts at The American School Counseling Association (ASCA). The purpose of the School Counselors’ Institute is to provide School Counselors with the knowledge and understanding of the four components of the ASCA National Model: Define, Manage, Deliver, and Assess, as well as tools related to specific topics. Registration is limited to 200 participants; Rooms will fill up fast, please register and book your hotel room ASAP.


The School Counselors’ Institute will offer two full days of training including:


June 5: Model Day (pick from the following full-day workshops)

  1. Session 1: School Counseling Program Assessment How-Tos
  2. Session 2: Get Started With the ASCA National Model
  3. Session 3: Data-Informed School Counseling


June 6: Breakout Sessions (pick two from the following half-day sessions)

  1. Session 1: School Counseling Classroom and Group Lesson Development
  2. Session 2: Career Development and Postsecondary Readiness (K–12)
  3. Session 3: Trauma and Crisis Management


Target Audience: School Counselors, Social Workers, Interventionists, and School and District Leadership


Hotel Information: JW Marriott Starr Pass Resort and Spa will be offering a limited number of hotel rooms until May 4th at the prevailing State rate, currently $104 per night plus resort fee. We expect rooms to sell out quickly at this rate, so book yours now.  Hotel reservations can be made online.

JW Marriott Starr Pass Resort and Spa

3800 West Starr Pass Blvd.

Tucson, AZ 85745


Registration Fee: $525 per person. (Registration fee includes breakfast, lunch, and snacks.)


Registration Information: Registration for this event must be completed in the Arizona Professional Learning and Development (APLD) application. Interested participants must have an ADE Connect account to complete the registration. For more information about APLD, including frequently asked questions, please visit the ADE Professional Learning & Development page.


Immediately after registering, you will receive an email stating that your registration is “pending” verification of the purchase order or check. ADE will complete the verification process within 10 days. Once the verification process is complete, you will receive another email stating your registration is “confirmed.” The confirmation email secures your spot for the conference.

Please ensure an accurate email address when registering. Emails are used to communicate conference information.


Payment Information: Acceptable methods of payment are purchase order (PO), credit card or check. If paying with a PO or check, an electronic copy is required during the registration process. If paying with a credit card, either Visa or Mastercard (not American Express) is accepted. Please note that sending a purchase order directly to the Arizona Department of Education does not constitute a completed registration for this training.


Send payments to:

Arizona Department of Education

ATTN: Accounts Receivable Bin #1

1535 West Jefferson Street

Phoenix, AZ 85007


Please note: To receive a refund, cancellations must take place in APLD at least ten working days prior to the first day of the event date.


If you have conference questions, please reach out to Emily Brown.



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Arizona Department of Education

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June 5, 2023 @ 8:00 am
June 6, 2023 @ 5:00 pm
Register Now