OSCA Annual Conference

Announcing Our Keynote Speaker: Tinisha M. Parker, Ph.D.

Dr. Parker (LPC, CPCS, ACS, NCC Executive Director of Student Services for Gwinnett County Public Schools) is a passionate educator and dedicated to supporting students through the services of school counseling. She'll help us kick off the day with a focus on qualities and actions counselors use each day to support, develop and advocate for students.

We can't wait for the 2024 Annual Conference. We'll see you at the University of Oregon in Eugene on Friday, October 25, 2024.


As always, we need your brilliant ideas to create the best conference possible. Thank you to all who expressed interested in presenting at the 2024 conference. We are currently reviewing workshop proposals. All proposal applicants will be notified of acceptance by May 1, 2024. Our goal is to have workshop sessions published before summer begins.


We're thrilled to welcome keynote speaker Tinisha M. Parker, Ph.D. to this year's conference. Dr. Parker is a passionate educator and dedicated to supporting students through the services of school counseling. She serves in the 11th largest district in the nation which also happens to be the 7th most diverse district in the nation. She has served students in the capacity of teacher, counselor and now serves the adults who support students as a district administrator. Dr. Parker has been a leader in the counseling profession for many years leading support for over 500 counselors in her district as well as serving as president for the Georgia School Counselor Association (GSCA) and Chair of the Board for the American School Counselor Association (ASCA). She has served on a number of state, and national committees involving school counseling practice, scope, and certification. Dr. Parker will help us kick off the day with a focus on qualities and actions counselors use each day to support, develop and advocate for students.


COMING SOON! Does your organization want to get the word out to Oregon's school counselors? We'll soon open our vendor sign up form.

We will share more information about the 2024 Annual Conference (including registration dates, rates and links) in late spring/early summer 2024.

Every year, the Oregon School Counselor Association brings together school counselors, counselor educators, graduate students, Oregon state educational leaders, guest speakers and others in related fields for a day dedicated to furthering and enriching our profession. We are proud to celebrate the dedicated individuals in our profession from across the state.


Our conference includes a variety of activities: professional development, new ideas, knowledge- and resource-sharing, opportunities to meet and learn from other counselors, inspiration, and recognition. We also present the Oregon School Counselor of the Year (SCOY) Award and acknowledge the winners of our annual grants and scholarships.


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Effective May 1, 2024, OSCA will not issue refunds for tickets to our annual conference. If you become unable to attend due to an unforeseeable conflict, please reach out to oscaconference@oscainc.org to receive a credit for next year's conference registration.

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