Awards & Recognition

The Monmouth County Counselor of the County award was established in 1987 by the New Jersey School Counselor Association. The guidelines and nomination form for next years potential recipient are listed below.

The 2020 Counselor of the County Award Winner

Congratulations, Fran Stevenson!

School Counselor at Howell High School

Past MCSCA Counselor of the County Recipients:

1988 Robert Dudley

1989 William McDermott

1990 Theodora Apostolacus

1991 Lillie Ham Henry

1992 Mary Walton

1993 Jim Lukach

1994 Rita Barrett

1995 Arlene Schacht

1996 John Brady

1997 Maggie Slayter

1998 Demie Accorsi

1999 Fran Swift

2000 Chuck Eby

2001 Heather Kostka

2002 Tony Howard

2003 Tom Cusick

2004 Pat Phillips

2005 Gayle Fitzmaier

2006 Maritza Rodriguez

2007 Rose Griffin

2008 Richard Freccia

2009 Bruce Marich

2010 Joseph Clores

2011 Pamela Main

2012 Jackie Cashman

2013 David Frick

2014 Mindy Fellingham

2015 Jill Maline

2016 Heather Frederick

2017 Courtney Colford

2018 Jason Lippart

2019 Kristin Worthley

2020 Judith Gilberti

2021 John Zdziarski

MCSCA Counselor of the County Guidelines

1. The Counselor of the County shall be selected by a committee of past recipients of the award, chaired by the immediate past recipient.


2. The recipient shall:

a. Be a member of the New Jersey School Counselor Association (NJSCA) and the Monmouth County School Counselor Association (MCSCA)

b. Be a professional employed by or retired from a Monmouth County educational institution which provides counseling service(s) to students

c. Have exhibited sustained service in the field of counseling by:

i. Service to the Association including such areas as Executive Board, committee chair, officer, presenter

OR

ii. Service to state, national, or allied counseling associations.


3. A candidate must be nominated, with supporting evidence, by any member of the Monmouth County School Counselor Association by the last Friday of January or by such date as to comply with NJSCA requirements. The nomination may be mailed/emailed to the chairperson.


4. The successful recipient will be recognized at the NJSCA Reception held in the spring of that year. Following this statewide reception, the MCSCA will recognize the recipient during the June meeting of the MCSCA.

Approved: Dec 15, 2010

Revised May 2020


MCSCA Counselor of County Form.docx

MCSCA Counselor of the County Nomination Form 2022/2023

Click the image to the left to access the application.

Please forward all nominations by:
Friday, February 15, 2023 to:

Judy Gilberti at:
jgilberti@wall.k12.nj.us

OR

Judy Gilberti

Counseling Department

Wall High School

1630 18th Avenue, Wall, New Jersey 07719

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Monmouth County School Counselor Association

Counselor of the County Nomination Form

2020/2021

Nominee:

Counselor nominee: ___________________________________________________________

Counselor nominee’s email address: ______________________________________________

Current position/school: _________________________________________________________


Nominator:

Name of person submitting nomination: __________________________________________

Current position/school of nominator: ____________________________________________

Email Address: _______________________________________________________________

  1. Please tell us why you feel your nominee should be named our Counselor of the County:

  1. If you are aware of any organizations, leadership positions, or services/programs that this counselor has initiated for counselors, school students/colleagues, or members of the community, please list them here.


  1. In what ways does the nominee go above and beyond their counseling job?


*A candidate must be nominated, with supporting evidence, by any member of the Monmouth County School Counselor Association or the Monmouth County Guidance Directors Association by January 10, 2020 or by such date as to comply with NJSCA requirements. The nomination may be mailed/emailed to the chairperson.*


*The successful recipient will be recognized at the NJSCA Reception held in the spring of that year. Following this statewide reception, the MCSCA will recognize the recipient during the June meeting of the MCSCA.*



Please forward all nominations by Friday, February 15, 2021 to Judy Gilberti at:

jgilberti@wall.k12.nj.us


OR


Judy Gilberti

Counseling Department

Wall High School

1630 18th Avenue, Wall, New Jersey 07719


MCSCA Counselor of the County Guidelines

1. The Counselor of the County shall be selected by a committee of past recipients of the award, chaired by the immediate past recipient.


2. The recipient shall:

a. Be a member of the New Jersey School Counselor Association (NJSCA) and the Monmouth County School Counselor Association (MCSCA)

b. Be a professional employed by or retired from a Monmouth County educational institution which provides counseling service(s) to students

c. Have exhibited sustained service in the field of counseling by:

i. Service to the Association including such areas as Executive Board, committee chair, officer, presenter

OR

ii. Service to state, national, or allied counseling associations.


3. A candidate must be nominated, with supporting evidence, by any member of the Monmouth County School Counselor Association by the last Friday of January or by such date as to comply with NJSCA requirements. The nomination may be mailed/emailed to the chairperson.


4. The successful recipient will be recognized at the NJSCA Reception held in the spring of that year. Following this statewide reception, the MCSCA will recognize the recipient during the June meeting of the MCSCA.

Approved: Dec 15, 2010

Revised May 2020