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Requires practicum or internship

School Counseling Staff Qualifications

School Counseling Staff Qualifications

state statutes or regulations recommends minimum certification standards that include advanced coursework and graduate degree requirements for counselors and completion of a practicum or internship.

92 Nebraska Administrative Code 24-006. Certificate of Endorsements

006.48 School Counselor

  • 006.48A Grade Levels: PK-6, 7-12; PK-12

  • 006.48B Endorsement Type: Subject (PK-6; 7-12); Field (PK-12)

  • 006.48C Persons with this endorsement may serve as school counselors in the grade levels of the endorsement (PK-6; 7-12; PK-12).

  • 006.48D Certification Endorsement Requirements: The endorsement shall require the applicant to have two (2) years of teaching experience in an approved or accredited PK-12 district or system, and a Master's Degree in Counseling with a specialization in School Counseling with a minimum of 36 graduate semester hours including:

  • 006.48D1 At least 100 clock hours of school related field experiences prior to internship; and

  • 006.48D2 At least 450 clock hours of internship at the grade levels of the endorsement.

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