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Jill Cook

American School Counselors Association
Assistant Director
Jill Cook is assistant director of the American School Counselor Association
(ASCA), where she helped develop and continues to oversee the National School
Counselor of the Year and Recognized ASCA Model Programs. Jill also serves as
a liaison to numerous K-12, nonprofit and for-profit organizations that work
on issues related to the well-being of our nation’s students.

Jill has been the chairperson of the National Consortium for Child and
Adolescent Mental Health Services and is a member of The College Board’s
Member Engagement Advisory Committee; the National Working Group on Foster
Care and Education; the Evidence-Based School Counseling Conference; the
Coalition to Support Grieving Students, the STEM Equity Pipeline through the
National Alliance for Partnerships in Equity; and the National Coalition of
Personnel Services in Special Education and Related Services.  She also
represents ASCA on the Council of National School Counseling and College
Access Organizations.

She participated in the American Express Leadership Academy and worked on the
revision of Learning Forward’s Standards for Professional Learning. She
currently works with the U.S. Army and the National Association of Secondary
School Principals on the Leadership and Professional Development Symposium
for principals and school counselors. In 2014, the American Foundation for
Suicide Prevention presented her with the Allies in Action Partner Award for
her work on the development of a model school district suicide prevention

Jill received her bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the University of
North Carolina at Chapel Hill and has done postgraduate work at
UNC-Greensboro and Appalachian State University. She was a music teacher,
middle school counselor and assistant principal before joining ASCA.

My Speakers Sessions

Wednesday, April 4