Commission on Credentialing

From a professional and ethical perspective, Counselors working with K-12 students must have a valid and current Pupil Personnel Services (PPS) credential. Click here to look up the credentials for an individual working in California.

American School Counselor Association

Working as School Counselor is essential to becoming a practitioner of Educational Counseling. For more information about the role of School Counselor please visit the American School Counselor Association.

Recommended Reading

College Admissions

Where You Go is Not Who You'll Be, Frank Bruni

The Gatekeepers, Jacques Steinberg

The Writing Process

642 Things to Write About, The San Francisco Writers' Grotto

The College Application Process

Admission Matters, Sally P. Springer

The College Finder, Steven Antonoff

Reading for Fun & Enjoyment

Into the Wild, Jon Krakauer

Historical Fiction

All the Light We Cannot See, Anthony Doerr


Excellent Sheep, William Deresiewicz

How Children Succeed, Paul Tough