Counseling and Career Development Division

Brooke Kusch

Counseling and Career Development Division Vice President

bkusch@autrytech.edu

Meet Brooke Kusch

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Counseling and Career Development Division Mission Statement and Goals

The mission of the Counseling and Career Development Division is to provide leadership and advocacy for school counselors, career development personnel and other guidance professionals.

 


 

To accomplish this mission, the following goals have been established:

  1. Collaborate with other professional education groups to maintain and advance a strong voice for the full implementation of comprehensive counseling programs and the work of career development personnel
  2. Disseminate CTE information to school counselors, career development personnel and other guidance professionals
  3. Inform CTE professionals about the goals and outcomes of fully implemented comprehensive counseling programs
  4. Provide for the professional growth of all Division members
  5. Provide for the annual recognition of school counselors, career development personnel and other guidance professionals, and for programs that support the mission of the Counseling and Career Development Division
  6. Develop and maintain high professional standards among the membership
  7. Develop better understanding and appreciation among all educators of comprehensive counseling programs and the work of career development personnel
  8. Serve as a clearinghouse for the dissemination of information about counseling and career development best practices, policy, research and theory
  9. Inform members of the Counseling and Career Development Division about trends policies and current activities in the field
  10. Promote legislation at the state and federal level that benefits career and technical education, comprehensive counseling programs and the work of career development personnel
  11. Promote research and counselor training programs that inform the field of counseling and career development
  12. Support and encourage all aspects of comprehensive counseling programs, including individual work with students, and collaboration with administrators, counselors, teachers and other educators, parents and community sponsors.

Congratulations to the 2024 Counseling and Career Development Professional Award Winner!

Get to know Kristina Guy

The Member Awards recognize ACTE members who have contributed to the success of CTE through the quality of their work and their involvement in the CTE community. Click here to learn more!

Career Clsuters

Counseling and Career Development professionals are more than educators and counselors, they impact many facets of a student’s campus life and career choices. Our roles are broad and diverse, but our purpose is universal to guide students’ academic, behavioral and social growth. There are thousands of CCD professionals serving millions of students in hundreds of ways.

Because of the overarching nature of the Counseling and Career Development Division, the Division aligns with all 16 of the career clusters:

Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources

Architecture and Construction

Arts, A/V Technology and Communications

Business, Management & Administration

Education & Training

Finance

Government and Public Administration

Health Science

Hospitality & Tourism

Human Services

Information Technology

Law, Public Safety and Security

Manufacturing

Marketing, Sales & Service

Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

Transportation, Distribution and Logistics

Counseling and Career Development Division Resources

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A Salute to Dr. Norm Gysbers

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