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Beth Whittle, LPC
Executive Director of Counseling
(405) 521-3549

Petra Woodard
Executive Director of Academic Counseling
(405) 522-0031

For Counselors Only-2019 Conference

The For Counselors Only Conference was held March 12, 2019, at Tulsa Technology Center, Owasso Campus.

Speakers from across the state provided opportunities to participate in informative sessions designed to positively affect the academic, career, emotional, and social development of counselors and their students or clients.

To view the conference and PowerPoint presentations, visit the For Counselors Only web page (  and select the Conference Video and Presentations tab.

Training for Counselors Page
We have created many new webinars and live training, and we will be presenting at locations across the state. Check out this new page with all of our upcoming presentations, plus archived presentations.

Counselor Newsletter
This can be accessed by viewing the past newsletters and by Signing Up.


Student Leadership Opportunities

U.S. Presidential Scholar Award

Know of an outstanding senior student worthy of national recognition? Recommend an outstanding senior for U.S. Presidential Scholars.  The Oklahoma State Department of Education is accepting applications through October 11, 2019.  See your school counselor for more information!

Superintendent's Student Advisory Council

OSDE is currently accepting applications for 11th and 12th grade students to serve on  Supeintendent Hofmeister's Student Advisory Council.  Applications are due November 15th.  Student's may find out more information and apply here.

AP Exam Fee Structure

Resource Library
The office or prevention services has a resource library with about 150 items that you can check out and have mailed to you at any time! There are 66 DVDs, 19 curriculums, and 64 books available. Click the links below to see the list and print the form to check out materials.

Resource Library Check-Out Form

Resource Library List


OK Career Guide

Does your district need an online tool for Individual Career Academic Planning (ICAP)? This interactive website that is an easy online tool available for all Oklahomans to explore their future. You can take assessments, identify occupations, establish education plans, and, ultimately, connect to employers. Whether you are a student searching for career and college options or an adult looking for a new career path, OK Career Guide is the powerful tool to provide all the career and educational resources you need to chart your course for the future. For more information visit the webpage.

OK College Start

This is a free resource available for your district's ICAP online tool. This interactive site is a comprehensive place where you can plan for college powered by the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education.  Visit the OKCollegeStart webpage for more information.

Approved Reading Sufficiency Tests


High School Graduation Checklists




Admission Standards for Oklahoma Colleges and Universities

The admission standards are set by the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education and are revised annually if needed.

Concurrent Enrollment 

Professional Associations

  • American Psychological Association - The APA represents psychology in the United States and is the largest association of psychologists worldwide.
  • American School Counselor Association - ASCA is the national organization that represents the profession of school counseling. ASCA focuses on providing professional development, enhancing school counseling programs, and researching effective school counseling practices.
  • National Association for College Admission Counseling - NACAC is an education association of secondary school counselors, college and university admission officers and counselors and related individuals who work with students as they make the transition from high school to postsecondary education. 
  • National Association of School Psychologists - The National Association of School Psychologists represents school psychology and supports school psychologists to enhance the learning and mental health of all children and youth.
  • National Board for Professional Teaching Standards - The National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS) sets standards and offers national certification in nearly 30 fields, including school counseling. School counselors may apply directly to the NBPTS for national certification. For additional information, see "National Board Certified Teachers."
  • Oklahoma Counseling Association - Oklahoma's organization for all persons engaged in any phase of personnel work, educational-vocational guidance and professional counseling. The Association is organized as a state branch of the American Counseling Association.
  • Oklahoma School Counselor Association - This organization works to foster a close personal and professional relationship among school counselors and with counselors in other settings. Additionally, the group works to improve the standards of counseling and the relationships with other pupil personnel services for students in elementary, middle school/junior high, senior high and post-high school settings. OSCA is chartered by the American School Counselor Association.

Resources for Counselors

ACT College and Career Readiness Standards
Alphabetical Listing of Oklahoma Colleges and Universities
Career Activity File – Career Portfolios K-12
College Advice for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Students
Counseling and Student Services Clearinghouse
Disability Awareness Scholarship
Disaster Training: An Introduction to Psychological First Aid
Dropout Prevention
Education World's Counseling Center
Education World's Mental Health Site
Federal Student Aid Advice
Free Application for Federal Student Aid
High School Career Development Lessons
How to Create an FSA ID
McKinney-Vento  Homeless Education Assistance Program
Mental Help Net
National Association for the Education of Homeless Children and Youth
National Center on Homeless Education
National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Guidebook for High School Counselors
National Crime Prevention Council
National Dropout Prevention Center/Network
National Law Center on Homelessness and Poverty
National Mental Health Association
National Network for Youth
National School Safety Center
OCAP – Oklahoma College Assistance Program
Oklahoma’s Promise Scholarship
Prevention Education
PSAT and National Merit Scholarship Program
SAT College and Career Readiness Benchmark Standards
SAT Registration
Stuck at Prom Scholarships
The College Board’s Eight Components of College and Career Counseling
The College Board’s Elementary School Counselor’s Guide – Eight Components of College and Career Counseling
The College Board’s High School Counselor’s Guide – Eight Components of College and Career Counseling
The College Board’s Middle School Counselor’s Guide – Eight Components of College and Career Counseling
The College Grants Database – Oklahoma
UCanGo2 – Resources to help you plan, prepare, and pay for college
Unigo Scholarships
Safe Place - Looking at Title IX in K-12


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Last updated on December 30, 2019