Melissa Martin and Sara Randazzo, two of USJ’s School Counseling Master’s students have been selected by the Connecticut School Counselor Association to serve as Graduate Student Liaisons for 2023-2024.
The Connecticut School Counselor Association works to promote excellence in professional school counseling and to ensure the academic achievement, college/career readiness, personal/social-emotional development, and equitable access for all students.
Martin is currently a School Counseling Graduate Student and an intern at Cheshire High School and Randazzo is a School Counseling Graduate Student and intern at Bolton High School. Martin and Randazzo will serve on the association’s Executive Board as members for the year and serve as liaisons between the Association and the Counselor Education programs at Connecticut colleges and universities. Among other things, they provide professional development opportunities for current school counseling graduate students.
In addition, USJ School Counseling Master’s program alumni Nicole Speranzo, a school counselor for Regional School District #16, and Kelsey Butcka, a school counselor at Pomfret Community School.
“It is great to see our students and alumni serving CSCA in this way,” said Marte de Wilde, USJ School Counseling Program Director. “They are advocates and leaders within the profession and I’m looking forward to seeing what they accomplish this year on behalf of the school counseling profession.”