2016 ArSCA & ADE School Counselor Conference is July 18-20, 2016 at the Hot Springs Convention Center, Exhibit Hall A.  The theme is “CONNECT.”

At the conference, attendees obtain pertinent information and professional development hours for school counselors.  ArSCA is partnered with Lindenwood University to offer the opportunity to connect and obtain graduate hour credit.  ArSCA and each ArSCA Region conduct business meetings.  ARSCA Members elect officers and vote on any by-laws revision and other pertinent information.  School counselors are recognized for special honors. Vendors are available to purchase items for your counseling program and personal use.  
Come gain professional development hours, connect with other school counselors and agencies, relax and have fun.
Registration Information will be posted soon.
2016 Tentative Conference at a Glance Schedule-TBA
AR School Counselors Association
Embassy Suites Hot Springs Hotel & Spa
17-Jul-2016 to 20-Jul-2016
Embassy Suites has a dedicated website available for our conference attendees to book their hotel rooms online.  Through the website below, you will be able to book, modify and cancel your hotel reservation and receive updated information about the event. To maneuver the website, click on the link. Choose ‘Attendee’ on the drop down menu.  Select check in date, check out date, number rooms, and number guest per room; then click find a room.  Room options will be available. Make your selection and continue reservation.  We look forward to seeing you in Hot Springs.

ArSCA’s web page address is: http://embassysuites.hilton.com/en/es/groups/personalized/H/HOTESES-SCH-20160717/index.jhtml?WT.mc_id=POG

Group Name: AR School Counselors Association
Group Code: SCH
Check-in: 17-JUL-2016
Check-out: 20-JUL-2016
Hotel Name: Embassy Suites Hot Springs – Hotel & Spa
Hotel Address: 400 Convention Boulevard
Hot Springs, Arkansas
Phone Number: 501-321-4407
Planning is underway for the 2016 ArSCA & ADE School Counselor Summer Conference.  If you would like to CONNECT and present, please complete the presenter’s proposal by March 1, 2016. The committee will be formulating the conference presentation schedule and wishes to publicize our presenters. Please feel free to share the presenter form with others you feel would be a wonderful addition to our conference.
Presenter Form

Thank you,

2016 ArSCA Conference Committee

Exhibit Space Terms and Conditions
Hot Springs Convention Center, Exhibit Hall A will be the heart for all major conference activities. The exhibit booths will surround the walls of this room. Exhibit Hall A is the location of Registration, General Sessions, Silent Auction, Keynote Speakers and luncheons. 
Exhibitor understands and agrees that the exhibit space will be assigned at the sole discretion of ArSCA. Priority space will be assigned on a first-come, first-paid, basis.
A basic space includes: 10’ X 10’ space, 8’ table and 2 chairs, Pipe and Drape & 1 line sign, meal tickets for Monday lunch and Tuesday lunch.  An electrical outlet may be added for an additional fee.  Please indicate if electricity is needed at time of order.
Exhibitor must provide own equipment and any electrical cords.  Please indicate on exhibit application form if you require electrical outlet.   A basic exhibit space is $250.  A basic exhibit space with electric drop is $300.
A person or organization may wish to provide a monetary donation to sponsor our conference.  Sponsorship descriptions are listed on the Exhibitor Application Form.  Sponsorship or monetary donation option is included in the application form.
Lindenwood University

Lindenwood University offers individuals the opportunity to earn one graduate credit through the participation in professional conferences and the development of a Conference Action Plan.  The cost is $60 for 1 graduate credit hour.  The conference action plan and information is in the file at the bottom of this page.  Information will be available at the conference registration booth. 

Helpful  Conference Tips
Registration is in Exhibit Hall A.  Registration packet will include receipt, name badge & barcode, program and other information.
Name badge must be worn for all sessions.  Registration Barcode should be placed with  name badge.
Scanning: Barcode must be scanned entering and leaving all sessions to document professional development.
Dress comfortably.  Some rooms may be cold; some may be warm.  Highly recommend bring a jacket or lightweight blanket.
Coffee Station is  in the Exhibit Hall A on Monday & Tuesday. On Wednesday it will be in hallway by water station.
Water Stations are in Exhibit Hall A and hallway by session rooms.
We look forward to seeing you at the convention in Hot Springs. 
The 2016 ArSCA Board