School Counselors NM


This conference celebrates the pivotal role of counselors as All-Stars in guiding students through diverse educational paths. With a spotlight on Career and Technical Education (CTE) as one path and Social-Emotional Learning (SEL)/Whole-Child development as the other, participants will explore strategies to nurture students into well-rounded individuals poised for success.

Key Themes:

1.  CTE All-Stars: Crafting Career Champions

  • Showcase exemplary CTE programs and initiatives that elevate students to become champions in their chosen careers.
  • Recognize counselors as the architects behind successful CTE pathways and highlight best practices in career-focused counseling.

2. Whole Child MVPs: Championing Social-Emotional Growth

  • Explore the critical role of counselors in championing Social-Emotional Learning (SEL) and fostering the holistic development of the whole child.
  • Highlight success stories of counselors who have excelled in promoting emotional intelligence, resilience, and personal growth.

3. Dynamic Duos: Integrating CTE and Whole-Child Approaches

  • Emphasize the synergy between CTE and Whole-Child development, illustrating how counselors can create dynamic educational experiences that blend career readiness with holistic well-being.
  • Encourage collaboration and partnership between CTE programs and SEL initiatives for comprehensive student support.

4. Playbook for Success: Counselors as Coaches

  • Provide counselors with a playbook of strategies for coaching students through the dual paths of CTE and Whole-Child development.
  • Explore mentorship, goal-setting, and personalized guidance as essential elements of counselor-coached success.

5. Celebrating All-Star Futures: Empowering Well-Rounded Individuals

  • Celebrate the successes of students who have benefited from the All-Star guidance of counselors, becoming well-rounded individuals prepared for the challenges of the future.
  • Discuss the long-term impact of integrated CTE and Whole-Child approaches on students’ lives and career journeys.  

This theme not only recognizes counselors as All-Stars but also positions them as key players in shaping the future success of students through a dual focus on career development and holistic well-being.

Next Step: Complete Registration (only the first 60 can attend face to face)

This year, we are utilizing the Backstage app for registration.

We also recommend downloading the Zoho Backstage for Attendees app from the app Store (for iOS) or Google Play (for Android). There you can enable notifications to receive real-time updates, announcements, and important information about the conference.