The School Counselor of the Year Award honors the best of the best - counselors who are running a top-notch, comprehensive school counseling program at the elementary, middle or high school level. .............................................................. Eligibility criteria: 1) Applicant must be employed as a full-time, practicing school counselor as of Oct 1, 2020 and have completed at least three years as a practicing counselor. 2) Applicant must hold a master's degree in guidance and counseling or equivalent and be certified as a school counselor. 3) Applicant must be a professional member of the Alaska School Counselor Association as of Oct 1, 2020. .......................................................................... Nominations due by 4:00 pm on January 1, 2021 and applications due by 4:00 pm January 15, 2021. ................................................................................. Click on the link below to nominate someone for this award. Click on the "Apply Today" link to see the application and judging criteria. ******************Other Awards****************** School Counseling Advocate of the Year and 2020-21 Scholarships Applications. Click on the "Other Awards" button below to access descriptions and applications/forms. You will find each award separated by a black bar. Links to nomination forms and applications are below the black bar.