Maine School Counselor Association Award Nominations

The Maine School Counselor Association (MESCA) is pleased to announce that we are accepting nominations for the following awards for 2023:

  • Maine School Counselor of the Year – The Maine School Counselor of the Year Award honors the best of the best – counselors who are running or supporting a top-notch, comprehensive school counseling program at their school. The award winner will be announced at the Maine Hall of Flags during National School Counselor Week of 2023 and will be recognized in Washington D.C. the following school year in January 2024. The recipient is also invited to serve on the MESCA board
  • MESCA School Administrator of the Year – This award recognizes an administrator that has contributed to the growth and understanding of the school counseling profession and the implementation of a comprehensive school counseling program.
  • MESCA Lifetime Achievement – This award recognizes a certified school counselor who has worked in the school counseling field for over 10 years. Has made a positive impact for students. Has made a positive impact on the profession. Demonstrates Leadership, Advocacy, and professionalism
  • MESCA Emerging School Counselor – This award recognizes a certified school counselor who has worked in the field for five years or less and has contributed outstanding service or innovation to the profession.

To nominate School Counselor of the Year, go to . Fill out the nomination form and submit it. You and the nominee will receive a confirmation email after you have submitted your nomination. The deadline to nominate someone is Friday, December 23rd, 2022.

To Nominate for any other award, go to, and click the log-in button at the top right of the page. You can log in with an account or register for one if needed. Submit the required information, and the deadline to nominate someone is Tuesday, January 17th, 2023.

Please contact Scott Harris, Awards Committee Chair, if you have any questions. Thank you for your time and consideration!