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The Maryland Counselors for Social Justice (MCSJ) and Maryland Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (MACES) is pleased to announce the first graduate student conference on April 6th, 2024.

MCSJ and MACES are calling for presentation proposals for our virtual graduate student conference. Graduate students, including masters and doctoral students, who reside in Maryland or attend a Maryland institution are welcome to submit the proposals. This includes graduate students from online programs that are not located in Maryland. 
In order to submit a proposal, you must live in the state of Maryland or attend an institution in Maryland. All graduate students must have a faculty sponsor from your college or university. Faculty should be notified in advance that they are sponsoring you. Graduate students that attend online programs outside the state of Maryland must be sponsored by an MCA member and provide their MCA ID number in their submission.

The theme of the graduate student conference will be “Thriving and Motivated to Create Change”. This student conference will uphold NBCC requirements to ensure continuing education credits can be earned for our sponsored counselors, educators, and supervisors. Student proposals must have a co-presenter or sponsor that will meet the NBCC requirements.
The deadline for proposal submissions will be February 29, 2024, 11:59pm EST.
Should you have any questions, please contact MCSJ or MACES at or

We look forward to reviewing your proposals. 

Click HERE for proposals


Nominate yourself or a valued colleague for an award from the Maryland Counseling Association!
Award ceremony will be on Saturday, April 20th, venue to be determined. Winners will be notified by April 1.


We are excited to announce the call for proposals for the upcoming MCSJ 2024 Conference, which will be held virtually on June 21-22, 2024. This is a fantastic opportunity to present your research, ideas, and innovative practices to a diverse audience.

The theme for the conference is "Normalizing Social Justice through Intersectionality, Diversity, and Inclusion” and we welcome and encourage submissions that address this theme from various angles and disciplines.

Proposals can be submitted via the link below until the deadline on March 31, 2024. If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to reach out via e-mail.

Click HERE for proposals


 MCA leadership officers for 2022-2023!

President: Dr. Kerri Legette McCullough

Past-President: Dr. Pat Dudley

President-Elect: Dr. Sabrina Taylor

Treasurer: OPEN

Treasurer Elect: OPEN

Secretary: Annyck Hamez

Secretary-Elect: Micheal McGee

Member-at-Large: Irene Burks

Executive Director: Catherine Eaton

Now is an exciting time to consider joining MCA! 

MCA's mission is to promote public confidence and trust in the counseling profession and to influence policies that affect professional counselors and the welfare of the diverse clients they serve. 

We are currently planning new ways to provide services for our members and the community at large and need your ideas!

Why not take the step in joining MCA and considering work on one of our committees to make the world a better place through your care and expertise?

MCA supports professional counselors and counselors-in-training through a variety of professional development opportunities and support services.

See our upcoming events and resources webpages for helpful content!


         We are so excited to be have a partnership with Walden University! For more information please click the link below.


    Walden University

          2023 MCA Sponsors 


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