Serving Maine School Counselors PreK-12


Resources for Maine School Counselors

The MESCA team is constantly updating a Google doc of the most important Covid-related links and other critical resources needed on a daily basis.

Frequently Updated Resources including Covid Links

Maine Comprehensive School Counseling Program Model

MESCA advocates for the implementation of a comprehensive school counseling program in every Maine school.

Read the Maine Comprehensive School Counseling Program Model.

MESCA YouTube Channel

Check out our new MESCA Minute videos on YouTube.

Our National Organization

The American School Counselor Association supports school counselors’ efforts to help students focus on academic, personal/social and career development so they achieve success in school and are prepared to lead fulfilling lives as responsible members of society. ASCA provides professional development, publications and other resources, research and advocacy to more than 33,000 professional school counselors around the globe.

Learn more about ASCA.

RAMP (Recognized ASCA Model Program)

Apply for the Recognized ASCA Model Program (RAMP) designation from the American School Counselor Association and show your administrators, school board, and the community at large that you are committed to delivering a comprehensive, data-driven school counseling program.

Learn how to apply for RAMP status.

Consult with a MESCA member with RAMP expertise.


ASCA members are invited to participate in the SCENE, an online professional networking site. Share your experiences with others in the field, get help with your problems or concerns, gather advice on new products and programs and much more.

Check out ASCA SCENE.

Find the contact details for secondary school counselors from around the state.

Maine High School Counselor Directory

Additional Resources

The College Board was created to expand access to higher education. Each year, the College Board helps more than seven million students prepare for a successful transition to college through programs and services in college readiness and college success — including the SAT and the Advanced Placement Program.

FAME Education is here to help all Mainers meet their education goals.  We provide a combination of programs and services to help make higher education a reality.

The Trauma Informed Readiness and Response Workshop Take Home Sessions Brain 101 is available as a 40 minute remote presentation by Bear Shea from the Maine Department of Education.

School Counseling Guidance (as of March 26, 2020) by the Maine Department of Education.

Grief and crisis resources:


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

Submit a Nomination

MESCA YouTube Videos

We’ve launched a video series called MESCA Minute that we hope you will find helpful.

MESCA YouTube Channel

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.