As a professional, you need to know the current and pending legislation
affecting our field. Your understanding and review of these items will
make the difference in your effectiveness to counsel students, parents,
your staff and administration. It takes time, but it is time you cannot
afford to neglect.
Be a voice.
You may feel one opinion does not matter. Yet even a still small voice
is very powerful. If the message is important, one speaker will find
many listeners. Study the issues, realize their consequences and share
your opinion. Only with your voice, whether spoken or written, will your
Make a difference.
A knowledgeable voice makes a difference. Our legislators, national,
state and local, want to do the right thing. When you let them know what
that is, you make a difference. Try, be persistent and be vocal. Things
can change, but will not without professionals like you getting involved.
- Legislative Contacts
Reauthorization Position Paper (pdf)
- Legislative Updates (pdf)
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