Serving Maine School Counselors K-12

Conference Central


Please stay tuned for details about MESCA’s next annual conference in Fall 2018.

2017 MESCA Conference

“Supporting Students and Staying Effective”

Keynote Speaker: Julia V. Taylor, Ph.D

Thursday, November 9, 2017
7:30 AM – 4 PM

Harraseeket Inn
Freeport, ME

Cost: $140 (until October 25)

On October 26, cost of registration increases to $190.
Registration fee includes annual membership dues.

Join your peers for a full day of learning, inspiration, and networking!

Powerful Presenters

Come hear from top-notch counselors and experts in the field. Breakout sessions and a dynamic keynote presentation will focus on this year’s theme: “Supporting Students and Staying Effective.”

Keynote Speaker

Julia V. Taylor, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor of Counselor Education in the Curry School of Education at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, VA. She worked as middle and high school counselor for eight years and served as the Dean of Student Servies for Wake County Public School’s first single gender academy. The majority of her research is focused on body image, media literacy, relational aggression, and girls’ leadership development.

She has authored several books, including “The Body Image Workbook for Teens,” “The Bullying Workbook for Teens,” and “G.I.R.L.S: Group Counseling Activities for Enhancing Social and Emotional Development.”

Julie Taylor

Support Our Effort

Help MESCA present a phenomenal experience for our members and colleagues.


Who deserves to be the next Maine School Counselor of the Year? Nominate someone doing an outstanding job in a K-12 school in the State of Maine.

Submit a Nomination


Are you currently enrolled in a Master’s level Counselor Education degree program at Husson University or the University of Southern Maine? Then you may be eligible for a $300 scholarship.

Apply for a Scholarship


Conferences, professional development opportunities, and more.

ASCA Annual Conference

July 14-17, 2018
Los Angeles, CA

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MESCA Annual Conference

Fall 2018

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2017 MESCA Conference Sponsors

Become a Member of MESCA!

Are you a dues-paying member of the Maine School Counselor Association? What are you waiting for? It’s worth every penny! MESCA members enjoy the support of peers from around the state, a members-only newsletter, professional development opportunities, discounts on conferences, and more.