Serving Maine School Counselors K-12

MESCA Membership

Membership Benefits

Members of the Maine School Counselors Association enjoy the support of peers from around the state, plus these additional benefits:

  • An annual subscription to the MESCA newsletter filled with relevant information for professional school counselors in Maine
  • An opportunity to participate in MESCA activities, board meetings, conferences, and workshops
  • Professional networking opportunities through conferences and online forums
  • An opportunity to add your voice to the chorus of school counselors committed to counseling K-12 students

Membership Levels

Professional: $30
Professional members must hold a Master’s degree in Counseling or a closely related field, and must either be certified as a school counselor by the state of Maine or be employed as a counselor educator in a graduate level program that prepares professional school counselors.
Student: FREE
The MESCA membership fee is waived for all Master’s level students enrolled in a Counselor Education degree program working toward their certification as a Maine school counselor.
Emeritus: FREE
The governing board of MESCA can award Emeritus status to anybody who has been a Professional member of MESCA for several years, who has made a significant contribution to school counseling in Maine, and who has resigned or retired from a professional position in Maine.
Affiliate: $30
Any person who subscribes to the purposes and ideals of MESCA and wishes to support its goals, but is not eligible for any other type of membership may become an affiliate member.

The Fine Print

Length of Term

Your MESCA membership is effective for one full year from the last day of the month that you join or renew your membership.

MESCA Email List

Members receive an email newsletter and MESCA meeting minutes throughout the year. Need to update your email address in our records? Use the contact form to provide us with your new details.

Methods of Payment

You are welcome to pay for your membership by check, purchase order, credit card, or PayPal. After you fill out the membership form, we will send you an email with instructions for completing your transaction using your preferred method of payment.

Joint Membership

If you are planning to join the national organization, as well as MESCA, you can register for both organizations via the ASCA website.

GRADUATE SCHOLARSHIPS

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

PROFESSIONAL RECOGNITION

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

SAVE THE DATE

Conferences, professional development opportunities, and more.

ASCA Annual Conference

July 14-17, 2018
Los Angeles, CA

Learn more

MESCA Annual Conference

November 9, 2017
Freeport, ME

Learn more

Attend a MESCA Board Meeting

The full MESCA Board typically meets on the second Thursday of every other month from 5-7 PM at the State House in Augusta. All MESCA members are welcome to attend. Please join us!

Schedule of 2017 Board Meetings:

January 12
March 9
May 11
July 13
September 14
November 9

MESCA GROUP OF PEOPLE