Board Elections & Appointments
ISCA elections are held in January each year and winners are announced during National School Counseling Week.
Open elected positions are announced at the annual conference each year, with nominations beginning in December.
Open appointed positions are announced in March of each year.
To view the full election calendar, click here.
ISCA Board Responsibilities
there are some meetings and responsibilities, many of the duties of board
members are accomplished via telephone, e-mail, and webinars. All Governing
Board members are expected to participate in three ISCA Board meetings held on
Saturdays usually in January, April, and September, the annual conference in
November in Des Moines, and the Summer Leadership Development Institute (LDI) and
July board meeting usually held for two days in July (location to be
In the different president roles, representation of ISCA at the national ASCA conference, Delegate Assembly, and LDI held in the summer and financially supported by the ISCA Board is expected. Board members may also be asked to represent ISCA at state or regional meetings, professional development, and other professional activities. Members of the Governing Board do not receive any financial compensation for their service. However they are reimbursed for travel expenses and other costs. All Governing Board members are expected to pay for their ISCA conference registration, travel, and hotel.
Those who have been Board members have recognized the additional benefits of this leadership experience that include networking, learning about school counseling issues and strategies to advocate for the profession and for school counseling issues, collegiality, and professional and personal development.