Academia is facing a shortage of administrators. Because the foundation of counseling is in its counselor education prep programs, the future of counseling is impacted by issues in higher education. Counselor educators have an opportunity to make a broad systemic impact on the future of the counseling profession through success as a leader in higher education institutions. We will examine the characteristics, knowledge, and skills of counselors against those of successful department chairs.
Scarborough, Janna L.. 2017. Why Not Us? Counselor to Professor to Chair. Association of Counselor Education and Supervision, Chicago, IL.