From the Executive Director

CEO’s Message: In support of LGBTQ youth and professional school counselors

Richard Yep January 31, 2018

Later this month, ACA will once again be a co-presenting sponsor (along with the National Education Association) of the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s Time to Thrive Conference. ACA has been a supporter every year that this event has been conducted. It is the only conference I know of where national professional associations, state-level advocates and…continue reading

CEO’s Message: Here’s to a hope-full year

Richard Yep December 21, 2017

Here we are at the beginning of a new year. I look forward to it with a renewed hope that what we will face in the coming 12 months will be better than what we have encountered during the past dozen. Something about opening up that new calendar (printed or digital) and realizing that it…continue reading

CEO’s Message: One year in and the changes we face

By Richard Yep October 2, 2017

Next month will mark the first anniversary of one of the most impactful, discussed and upending national elections in U.S. history. More importantly, that election was the beginning of a whole string of events that brought some groups together, drove a wedge between others and began a roller coaster of emotions connected to some of…continue reading