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School Counseling / Early Childhood Through Young Adulthood

This certificate is appropriate for counselors who work with students in grades preK-12 (3-18+) in educational settings.

Assessment at a Glance

Review the ECYA / School Counseling Assessment at a Glance to learn more about the following:

  • Choosing the right certificate
  • Reviewing the Standards
  • Portfolio entry descriptions
  • Assessment center exercise descriptions
  • Retired prompts
  • Understanding the National Board scoring process
  • Certification planning timeline


Read the ECYA / School Counseling Standards that represent a professional consensus on the aspects of practice that distinguish accomplished teachers.

Portfolio Instructions

Read the ECYA / School Counseling Portfolio Instructions as well as the General Portfolio Instructions to learn how to prepare, develop and submit your portfolio. Use these Contextual Information Forms.

Scoring Guide

Understand how your entries are scored.