VP: Silvia Restivo
The U.S. Department of Education has produced a variety of free information on such timely topics as ensuring the safety of the nation’s schools, the prevention of bullying, and Public School Community Partnerships. This information, along with other noteworthy topics are available to you at no cost from the ED Pubs website or by calling toll free, 1-877-4-ED-PUBS (1-877-433-7827), Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. (ET).
Don’t forget CollegeBoard’s Fall Counselor Workshops. Register early!
Attention Small School Divisions!
In need of a college fair in your area? Please contact the Career Council, Inc. – National Hispanic College Fairs, Inc.
These fairs caters to all students regardless of race or ethnicity. It is free to school divisions.
Contact : www.ccnhcfcollegefairs.com
Want to create a college going culture in your schools? NACAC’s new Guiding the Way to Higher Education: Step-by-Step to College Workshops for Students curriculum is now available for free.
Collegeboard’s page for College Guidance is great stuff for your school counselors! See the related downloads on the right.
RASC (Regional Administrator in School Counseling) administrators meet quarterly to discuss pertinent VDOE related issues and other topics related to school counseling in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Please contact your RASC administrator or Joe Wharff, if you are in need of assistance.
Joe Wharff, VDOE School Counseling Connections Specialist Joseph.Wharff@doe.virginia.gov
Your VDOE RASC (Regional Administrator in School Counseling) Representatives are:
Region 1/Central Virginia - Regina Brown - firstname.lastname@example.org
Charles City, Colonial Heights, Chesterfield, Dinwiddie, Hanover, Henrico, Hopewell, Goochland, New Kent, Petersburg, Powhatan, Prince George, Richmond (city), Surry, Sussex
Region 2/Tidewater – Tracy Jackson – email@example.com
Accomack, Chesapeake, Franklin, Hampton, Isle of Wight, James City (Williamsburg) Hampton, Newport News, Norfolk, Northampton, Poquoson, Portsmouth, Southampton, Suffolk, Virginia Beach, Williamsburg (James City County), York
Region 3/Northern Neck – Hutt Williams - firstname.lastname@example.org
Caroline, Colonial Beach, Essex, Fredericksburg, Gloucester, King and Queen, King George, King William, Lancaster, Mathews, Middlesex, Northumberland, Richmond (county), Spotsylvania, Stafford, West Point, Westmorland
Region 4/Northern Virginia – Marcy Miller - email@example.com and Silvia Restivo firstname.lastname@example.org
Alexandria, Arlington, Clarke, Culpeper, Falls Church, Fairfax, Fauquier, Frederick, Loudoun, Madison, Manassas, Manassas Park, Orange, Page, Prince William, Rappahannock, Shenandoah, Warren, Winchester
Region 5/Valley – Linda Grubba - email@example.com
Albemarle, Amherst, Augusta, Bath, Bedford, Buena Vista, Campbell, Charlottesville, Fluvanna, Greene, Harrisonburg, Highland, Lexington, Louisa, Lynchburg, Nelson, Rockbridge, Rockingham, Staunton, Waynesboro
Region 6/Western Virginia - Michele Dowdy - firstname.lastname@example.org
Alleghany, Botetourt, Craig, Covington, Danville, Floyd, Franklin, Henry, Martinsville, Montgomery, Patrick, Pittsylvania, Roanoke (county and city), Salem,
Region 7/Southwest – VACANT (please contact Joe Wharff if you are interested)
Bland, Bristol, Buchanan, Carroll, Dickenson, Galax, Giles, Grayson, Lee, Norton, Pulaski, Radford, Russell, Scott, Smyth, Tazewell, Washington, Wise, Wythe
Region 8/Southside - Sherri D. Ferrara - email@example.com
Amelia, Appomattox, Brunswick, Buckingham, Charlotte, Cumberland, Greensville, Halifax, Lunenburg, Mecklenburg, Nottoway, Prince Edward