School Counselor Certification

Teacher working at desk.The School Counselor Certification (SCC) program at Region 13 provides a high quality certification program designed to prepare successful teachers to become school counselors through an alternative route.

SCC is approved by the Texas Education Agency and is subject to any changes mandated by the State Board of Educator Certification as well as other necessary program adjustments.



To Be Eligible:
Applicants must have:

  • A Master’s degree from an accredited university with a minimum 3.0 GPA.
  • Completed 3 years of qualified teaching experience.
  • Hold a Valid Texas Teachers Certificate

Program Benefits Include:

  • A cohort model based on best practices for networking and sustainability in the role of school counselor.
  • User friendly blended delivery (face-to-face and online) program for working professionals.
  • Curriculum that is developed and led by experienced administrators.
  • Curriculum that is aligned to the TExES test standards and objectives.
  • Opportunities to develop personal strengths for leadership.